hypochondria Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hypochondria" in British English

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hypochondrianoun [U]

uk   /ˌhaɪ.pəˈkɒn.dri.ə/  us   /-poʊˈkɑːn-/
a ​state in which a ​personcontinuouslyworries about ​theirhealth without having any ​reason to do so: I ​thought the ​doctor was going to ​accuse me of hypochondria.
hypochondriac
noun [C] uk   us   /-æk/
She's a ​terrible hypochondriac - she's always at the doctor's.
hypochondriac
adjective uk   us  
(Definition of hypochondria from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hypochondrianoun [U]

 us   /ˌhɑɪ·pəˈkɑn·dri·ə/
unnecessaryanxiety about and ​attention to ​yourhealth
hypochondriac
noun [C]  us   /ˌhɑɪ·pəˈkɑn·driˌæk/
Elderly hypochondriacs were ​generally complainers in ​theiryouth.
(Definition of hypochondria from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hypochondria”
in Spanish hipocondría…
in Vietnamese chứng nghi bệnh…
in Malaysian hipokondria…
in Thai โรคคิดว่าตนป่วย…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疑病症…
in Indonesian hipokondria, ketakutan berlebihan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憂鬱症…
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