Meaning of hypochondrism in English:

hypochondrism

Pronunciation /ˌhʌɪpəˈkɒndrɪz(ə)m/ /ˌhɪpəˈkɒndrɪz(ə)m/

noun

rare
  • Hypochondria.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Mason Good (1764–1827), physician and surgeon. From hypochondria + -ism.