Synonyms for epidemic



1. epidemic (vs. endemic) (vs. ecdemic), epiphytotic, epizootic, pandemic, pestilent, pestilential, pestiferous, plaguey
usage: (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"
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