What does hypochondriac mean?

Definitions for hypochondriacˌhaɪ pəˈkɒn driˌæk; -kənˈdraɪ ə kəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hypochondriac.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypochondriac(adj)

    a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments

  2. hypochondriac, hypochondriacal(adj)

    suffering from hypochondria


  1. hypochondriac(Noun)

    A person affected with hypochondria.

  2. hypochondriac(Adjective)

    Related to, or affected by hypochondria

  3. hypochondriac(Adjective)

    Related to, or located in the hypochondrium.

  4. Origin: From ὑποχονδριακός, from ὑποχόνδριος, from ὑπό + χόνδρος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hypochondriac(adj)

    of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac regions

  2. Hypochondriac(adj)

    affected, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis

  3. Hypochondriac(noun)

    a person affected with hypochondriasis

  4. Origin: [Gr. affocated in the hypochondrium: cf. F. hypocondriaque, formerly spelt hypochondriaque.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypochondriac in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypochondriac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Krysta Rodriguez:

    It didn’t seem to be real; it almost felt like that’s the hypochondriac in me, the dramatic actor that would think, ‘oh, of course that would be the thing that would happen,’.

Images & Illustrations of hypochondriac

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Translations for hypochondriac

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hypochondrický, hypochondrCzech
  • hypochondrisch, Hypochonderin, HypochonderGerman
  • υποχόνδριοςGreek
  • hipokondria, hipokondriuloEsperanto
  • hipocóndrico, hipocondriacoSpanish
  • luulosairas, ylävatsaFinnish
  • hypocondriaque, hypocondreFrench
  • hipeacoindreach, galareaglachIrish
  • ímyndunarveiki, geislungasvæði, ímyndunarveikurIcelandic
  • hypochonderDutch
  • hipochondryczny, hipochondryczka, hipochondrykPolish
  • hipocondríacoPortuguese
  • ипохо́ндрик, подрёберный, ипохондрическийRussian
  • hipokondriyak, hastalık hastasıTurkish
  • jihüpogonan, hihüpogonan, hüpogonik, hüpogonanVolapük

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