hypochondriac

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1hy·po·chon·dri·ac

adjective \-drē-ˌak\

Definition of HYPOCHONDRIAC

2
:  of, relating to, or being the two regions of the abdomen lying on either side of the epigastric region and above the lumbar regions

Origin of HYPOCHONDRIAC

French hypochondriaque, from Greek hypochondriakos, from hypochondria
First Known Use: 1599

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

2hypochondriac

noun

: a person who is often or always worried about being ill

Full Definition of HYPOCHONDRIAC

:  one affected by hypochondria

Examples of HYPOCHONDRIAC

  1. My brother is a real hypochondriac. Every time he reads about some new disease, he thinks he has it.

First Known Use of HYPOCHONDRIAC

1639

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

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