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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhypochondriachy‧po‧chon‧dri‧ac /ˌhaɪpəˈkɒndriæk $ -ˈkɑːn-/ noun [countable]  ILLsomeone who always worries about their health and thinks they may be ill, even when they are really not illhypochondriac adjective
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hypochondriacShe's a bit of a hypochondriac - always looking up her minor illnesses in a medical book.Don't be such a hypochondriac - it's only a cold!The jetset hostess was a hypochondriac who could not manage without sleeping pills.They seemed to think I was a professional hypochondriac.We were all, it is fair to say, hypochondriacs.It was evident from the young man's circumspect excitement that he thought he'd got his first genuine schizophrenic hypochondriac.But it has become difficult to convince those hypochondriacs who also happen to be cat owners that there is no danger.
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