Abnormal anxiety about one’s health, especially with an unwarranted fear that one has a serious disease.
More example sentences
- This week's feature is one from myself, all about hypochondria and health anxiety.
- Grandma's elephantine ankles, mother's hypochondria, Grandpa's grubbiness, are all experienced as her own.
- I think it's just paranoid hypochondria: now that I've bought the car I'm scared I won't be able to drive it without crippling myself.