epidemic

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Synonyms for epidemic

Synonyms for epidemic

a sudden increase in something, as the occurrence of a disease

Antonyms for epidemic

a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease

(especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease

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It stated, 'The Cacoethes scribendi (46) has, of late, become epidemical.
Amidst the ecclesial, political, military, and epidemical disasters of the century, prophecy and alchemy offered hope that by discerning the hidden purposes of God in scripture, history, and nature, humans could survive and even thrive.
AaAaAa The meeting discussed the H1N1 health epidemical status in health institutions, reviewed Sohar Hospital's plan to tackle the disease and the region's plan to deal with the disease at schools.
Researchers at Kent State University Ashtabula and the Infection Control Practitioners at ACMC have established a collaborative project to investigate and characterize the epidemical changes in MRSA incidence among the younger population in Ashtabula County.
This constancy remains, regardless of the physician, institution, time, place, or type of epidemical disease, including diseases carrying a very high mortality rate, such as cholera, smallpox, diphtheria, typhoid fever, yellow fever, and pneumonia.