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nagging

adjective
     
nag‧ging [only before noun]
1 making you worry or feel pain slightly all the time
nagging feeling/doubt/suspicion etc
There was still a nagging doubt in the back of her mind.
Lee had a nagging pain in her back.
2 always complaining:
a nagging wife

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