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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for epidemic:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: (especially of medicine) of disease or anything
           resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many
           individuals in a community or a population
           simultaneously; "an epidemic outbreak of influenza" [ant:
           ecdemic, endemic, endemical]
    n 1: a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people
         are infected at the same time

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Epidemic \Ep`i*dem"ic\, Epidemical \Ep`i*dem"ic*al\, a. [L.
   epidemus, Gr. ?, ?, among the people, epidemic; ? in + ?
   people: cf. F. ['e]pid['e]mique. Cf. Demagogue.]
   1. (Med.) Common to, or affecting at the same time, a large
      number in a community; -- applied to a disease which,
      spreading widely, attacks many persons at the same time;
      as, an epidemic disease; an epidemic catarrh, fever, etc.
      See Endemic.
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   2. Spreading widely, or generally prevailing; affecting great
      numbers, as an epidemic does; as, epidemic rage; an
      epidemic evil.
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            It was the epidemical sin of the nation. --Bp.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Epidemic \Ep`i*dem"ic\, n. [Cf. Epidemy.]
   1. (Med.) An epidemic disease.
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   2. Anything which takes possession of the minds of people as
      an epidemic does of their bodies; as, an epidemic of
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