hypochondriacal

adjective
hy·​po·​chon·​dri·​a·​cal | \ ˌhī-pə-kən-ˈdrī-ə-kəl How to pronounce hypochondriacal (audio) , -ˌkän-\
variants: or less commonly hypochondriac

Definition of hypochondriacal

: exhibiting or marked by unusual or excessive recurring concern about one's health : affected or produced by hypochondria and especially hypochondriasis And given my hypochondriacal nature, I have no choice but to see my doctor regularly.— Alonzo Weston

Other Words from hypochondriacal

hypochondriacally \ ˌhī-​pə-​kən-​ˈdrī-​ə-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce hypochondriacally (audio) , -​ˌkän-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of hypochondriacal

1665, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypochondriacal

hypochondriac entry 1 + -al entry 1

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hypochondriacal

adjective
hy·​po·​chon·​dri·​a·​cal | \ -kən-ˈdrī-ə-kəl, -ˌkän- How to pronounce hypochondriacal (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypochondriacal

: marked by unusual or excessive recurring concern about one's health : affected with or produced by hypochondria and especially hypochondriasis

Other Words from hypochondriacal

hypochondriacally \ -​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce hypochondriacally (audio) \ adverb

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