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hypochondriac

[¦hī·pə¦kän·drē‚ak]
(psychology)
A person affected with hypochondriasis.
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I'm called a hypochondriac But I know I'm bloody ill I've got a yellow stye on my eye And I'm developing a chill The doctor said conjunctivitis Well let me look and see What did you have for breakfast It looks like scrambled egg to me Being a hypochondriac I've worried all my life I've got gall stones and erogenous zones I caught them off the wife But this week a miracle came my way And they don't happen every day DSS Mann Island said: "Yer fit now Bob We've signed you off, go get a job" Can't see two miracles happening in one week, can you?