hypochondria

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plural form of hypochondrium
A psychological disorder characterized by excessive preoccupation or worry about having a serious illness
{i} obsessive preoccupation with the possibility of becoming ill or with imagined symptoms of an illness (Psychiatry)
If someone suffers from hypochondria, they continually worry about their health and imagine that they are ill, although there is really nothing wrong with them. when someone continuously worries that there is something wrong with their health, even when they are not ill ((plural), (which was thought to be where hypochondria came from), from , , from hypo- ( HYPO-) + chondros )
A psychological disorder characterized by a persistent feeling that one is ill
chronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and ailments
Plural of hypochondrium
Hypochondriasis; melancholy; the blues
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Tom is a hypochondriac. - Tom is a hypochondriac.

hypochondria

    Silbentrennung

    hy·po·chon·dri·a

    Türkische aussprache

    haypıkändriı

    Aussprache

    /ˌhīpəˈkändrēə/ /ˌhaɪpəˈkɑːndriːə/

    Etymologie

    [ "hI-p&-'kän-drE-& ] (noun.) 1668. From Medieval Latin hypochondria (“the morbid condition so called, supposed to have its seat in the upper part of the abdomen”) New Latin hypochondrium.

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