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hypochondria
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Jane Eyre
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  • I exclaimed, seized with hypochondriac foreboding.
  • This is hypochondria, Jane.
  • I think those day visions were not dark: there was a pleasurable illumination in your eye occasionally, a soft excitement in your aspect, which told of no bitter, bilious, hypochondriac brooding: your look revealed rather the sweet musings of youth when its spirit follows on willing wings the flight of Hope up and on to an ideal heaven.

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  • The Internet is a hypochondriac’s best friend.
  • She seemed to have a one-track vocabulary, like Lou Ann’s hypochondriac mother-in-law, though fortunately Turtle’s ran to vegetables instead of diseases.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees

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