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