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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who has a false belief that he or she has a disease or abnormal condition.

Usage examples (38)
  • So you say you're a hypochondriac. How do you know you just don't think you're a hypochondriac?
  • I'm still labelled a hypochondriac, a lier, someone who's making things up.
  • Note to self: watching House MD cultivates my inner hypochondriac, which is very bad for my sanity.
  • And David in Denton, Texas: "I made fun of all of those I referred to as hypochondriac, you know, always in for checkups. for more
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