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Hypochondriac


HYPOCHON'DRIAC, adjective Pertaining to the hypochondria, or the parts of the body so called; as the hypochondriac region.

1. Affected by a disease, attended with debility, depression of spirits or melancholy.

2. Producing melancholy, or low spirits.

HYPOCHON'DRIAC, noun A person affected with debility, lowness of spirits or melancholy.