And then when you have kids, you find that your hypochondria can can extend not just to the limits of your own body but to them.
We know the only thing more hopeless than his hypochondria is his romanticism.
For as long as causes of plague were subjects of debate, less attention, quite reasonably, was given to hypochondria.
It was fear of cancer and a douse of hypochondria that brought me to 23andMe in the first place.
Worry sometimes develops into hysteria; again it takes the form of hypochondria or chronic blues.
He is more subject to fits of hypochondria, to talk of abdicating.
I warn you that all this hypochondria, paleness, and languor are caprices which are very disagreeable to others.
If Dostoiwsky ever invoked a muse, it must have been the muse of hypochondria.
His nave confidence in life and himself ended in jealous misanthropy and hypochondria.
Coleridge noticed that Wordsworth suffered much from hypochondria.
1839, "illness without a specific cause," earlier (1660s) "depression or melancholy without real cause," earlier still (late 14c.) ipocondrie "upper abdomen," from Late Latin hypochondria "the abdomen," from Greek hypokhondria (neuter plural of hypokhondrios), from hypo- "under" (see sub-) + khondros "cartilage" (of the breastbone); see grind (v.). Reflecting ancient belief that the viscera of the hypochondria were the seat of melancholy and the source of the vapors that caused such feelings.
hypochondria hy·po·chon·dri·a (hī'pə-kŏn'drē-ə)
The neurotic conviction that one is or is likely to become ill, often involving experiences of pain when illness is neither present nor likely. Also called hypochondriasis.
hypochondrium hy·po·chon·dri·um (hī'pə-kŏn'drē-əm)
n. pl. hy·po·chon·dri·a (-drē-ə)
The upper lateral region of the abdomen on either side of the epigastrium and below the lower ribs.