hypochondriacal

adjective
hy·po·chon·dri·a·cal | \ˌhī-pə-kən-ˈdrī-ə-kəl, -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

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hypochondriacally \ˌhī-pə-kən-ˈdrī-ə-k(ə-)lē, -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- \

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 \ adverb

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