nosophilia

Main Entry:  nosophilia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a desire to be ill, sick
Etymology:  noso- 'disease'
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nosophilia nos·o·phil·i·a (nŏs'ə-fĭl'ē-ə)
n.
A desire to be ill; love of sickness.

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