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HYPOCHONDRIAC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hypochondriac mean? 

HYPOCHONDRIAC (noun)
  The noun HYPOCHONDRIAC has 1 sense:

1. a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments

  Familiarity information: HYPOCHONDRIAC used as a noun is very rare.


HYPOCHONDRIAC (adjective)
  The adjective HYPOCHONDRIAC has 1 sense:

1. suffering from hypochondria

  Familiarity information: HYPOCHONDRIAC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HYPOCHONDRIAC (noun)


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Meaning:

A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("hypochondriac" is a kind of...):

patient (a person who requires medical care)


HYPOCHONDRIAC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Suffering from hypochondria

Synonyms:

hypochondriac; hypochondriacal

Similar:

neurotic; psychoneurotic (affected with emotional disorder)


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