Thursday, April 1, 2010


Valetudinarianism: Valetudinarianism is a synonym for hypochondriacism with the signaler benefit of being two letters longer.
Likewise the exaggeration of illnesses, to the point of valetudinarianism and hypochondria, is often motivated by the continual reproach and not organic at all.
A Book for Today: The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

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