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  • English Word Hypocaust Definition A furnace, esp. one connected with a series of small chambers and flues of tiles or other masonry through which the heat of a fire was distributed to rooms above. This contrivance, first used in bath, was afterwards adopted in private houses.
  • English Word Hypochlorite Definition A salt of hypochlorous acid; as, a calcium hypochloride.
  • English Word Hypochlorous Definition Pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds.
  • English Word Hypochondres Definition The hypochondriac regions. See Hypochondrium.
  • English Word Hypochondria Definition Hypochondriasis; melancholy; the blues.
  • English Word Hypochondria Definition of Hypochondrium
  • English Word Hypochondriac Definition Of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac regions.
  • English Word Hypochondriac Definition Affected, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis.
  • English Word Hypochondriac Definition A person affected with hypochondriasis.
  • English Word Hypochondriacal Definition Same as Hypochondriac, 2.
  • English Word Hypochondriacism Definition Hypochondriasis.
  • English Word Hypochondriasis Definition A mental disorder in which melancholy and gloomy views torment the affected person, particularly concerning his own health.
  • English Word Hypochondriasm Definition Hypochondriasis.
  • English Word Hypochondrium Definition Either of the hypochondriac regions.
  • English Word Hypochondriums Definition of Hypochondrium
  • English Word Hypochondry Definition Hypochondriasis.
  • English Word Hypocist Definition An astringent inspissated juice obtained from the fruit of a plant (Cytinus hypocistis), growing from the roots of the Cistus, a small European shrub.
  • English Word Hypocleida Definition of Hypocleidium
  • English Word Hypocleidium Definition A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum.
  • English Word Hypocleidiums Definition of Hypocleidium
  • English Word Hypocoristic Definition Endearing; diminutive; as, the hypocoristic form of a name.
  • English Word Hypocrateriform Definition hypocraterimorphous; salver-shaped.
  • English Word Hypocraterimorphous Definition Salver-shaped; having a slender tube, expanding suddenly above into a bowl-shaped or spreading border, as in the blossom of the phlox and the lilac.
  • English Word Hypocrisies Definition of Hypocrisy
  • English Word Hypocrisy Definition The act or practice of a hypocrite; a feigning to be what one is not, or to feel what one does not feel; a dissimulation, or a concealment of one's real character, disposition, or motives; especially, the assuming of false appearance of virtue or religion; a simulation of goodness.
  • English Word Hypocrite Definition One who plays a part; especially, one who, for the purpose of winning approbation of favor, puts on a fair outside seeming; one who feigns to be other and better than he is; a false pretender to virtue or piety; one who simulates virtue or piety.
  • English Word Hypocritely Definition Hypocritically.
  • English Word Hypocritic Definition See Hypocritical.
  • English Word Hypocritical Definition Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy; as, a hypocriticalperson; a hypocritical look; a hypocritical action.
  • English Word Hypocrystalline Definition Partly crystalline; -- said of rock which consists of crystals imbedded in a glassy ground mass.