The plant has lost the little credit it once possessed as a remedy for hypochondriacal affections.
If he was hypochondriacal, he was made to believe that he had the dropsy.
As in so many other gastric diseases, the patient is usually mentally depressed and hypochondriacal.
The patient is languid, often irritable and hypochondriacal.
This may have been originally hypped, and have had some connexion with hypochondriacal affections.
hypochondriacal misery is apt to take an intellectual shape.
He was English all over and all through; hypochondriacal, with a strong tendency to self-involution and self-absorption.
All readers of the novel of the period will recall the hypochondriacal Matt Bramble's tirade against the stench of London air.
It was only the hypochondriacal character of his mind that shielded him from that chief human absurdity, pomposity.
The dried leaves are occasionally used by the hysterical and hypochondriacal as a substitute for China tea.
1590s, "pertaining to the hypochondria," also "afflicted with melancholy," from French hypocondriaque (16c.), from Medieval Latin hypochondriacus, from Greek hypokhondriakos "pertaining to the upper abdomen," from hypokhondria (see hypochondria). The noun is from 1630s, "melancholy person;" in the modern sense from 1888.
hypochondriac hy·po·chon·dri·ac (hī'pə-kŏn'drē-āk')
A person afflicted with hypochondria. adj.
Relating to or afflicted with hypochondria.
Relating to or located in the left or right hypochondrium.
A person who constantly believes he or she is ill or about to become ill.