hypochondriacal

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

Definition of hypochondriacal

  1. or less commonly hypochondriac :  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

hypochondriacally

play \ˌhī-pə-kən-ˈdrī-ə-k(ə-)lē, -ˌkän-\ adverb

1665

First Known Use of hypochondriacal

1665


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hypochondriacal

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adjective hy·po·chon·dri·a·cal \-kən-ˈdrī-ə-kəl, -ˌkän-\

Medical Definition of hypochondriacal

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

hypochondriacally

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