Thursday, March 24, 2011

hypochondria


hypochondria [ hahy-puh'-KON-dree-uh' ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 a persistent apprehension about one's health, usually when illness is neither present nor likely
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 There is a marked difference between being health conscious and possessing hypochondria.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Hoggard does not possess Old's well-known hypochondria or his seam movement, but he does make the new ball count, something England may have cause to be grateful for in this match if their batsmen can occupy the crease over the next two days in pursuit of an eighth successive Test victory.