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EtymologyEdit

From French hypocondriaque, from Ancient Greek ὑποχονδριακός (hupokhondriakós, of the region between the ribs and navel), from ὑποχόνδριος (hupokhóndrios, the space between the ribs and the navel), from ὑπό (hupó, below) + χόνδρος (khóndros, cartilage)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌhaɪpəʊˈkɒndɹiæk/, /ˌhaɪpəˈkɒndɹiæk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌhaɪpoʊˈkɑːndɹiæk/, /ˌhaɪpəˈkɑːndɹiæk/
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AdjectiveEdit

hypochondriac (comparative more hypochondriac, superlative most hypochondriac)

  1. Related to, or affected by hypochondria
  2. Related to, or located in the hypochondrium.

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NounEdit

hypochondriac (plural hypochondriacs)

  1. A person affected with hypochondria.

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