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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhypochondriahy‧po‧chon‧dri‧a /ˌhaɪpəˈkɒndriə $ -ˈkɑːn-/ noun [uncountable]  ILLwhen someone continuously worries that there is something wrong with their health, even when they are not ill
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hypochondriaEven so, collective hypochondria grips the nation.It covers his hypochondria, paranoia and fears about his own sanity.It is the sheer variety of its manifestations that makes hypochondria such an interesting complaint.It shows frequent symptoms of hypochondria and neurasthenia.But it was not long before symptoms of the hypochondria which had always been present showed themselves in strength.Later she heard that her virulent hypochondria had turned into real illness.She didn't have time to deal with hypochondria, even mild cases such as his.
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