• IPA: /ˌɛpɪˈdɛmɪk/

epidemic (plural epidemics)

  1. A widespread disease that affects many individuals in a population.
  2. (epidemiology) An occurrence of a disease or disorder in a population at a frequency higher than that expected in a given time period.
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  1. Like or having to do with an epidemic; widespread
    Epidemic hysteria occurred upon the incumbent’s reelection.
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