Definition of hypochondriacal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōkänˈdrīək(ə)l/


Of or affected by hypochondria.
Example sentences
  • Why do people exhibit hypochondriacal behavior?
  • His study shows that those with high hypochondriacal tendencies were more likely to involuntarily focus on anthrax-related stimuli.
  • Diane Ladd is a regular patient, as hypochondriacal as she is telepathic, booking herself in as if by Ticketmaster to a matinee.

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Syllabification: hy·po·chon·dri·a·cal

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