epidemical
adjective see epidemic I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Epidemical — 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epidemical — ep·i dem·i·cal || ‚epɪ demɪkl adj. (about a disease) affecting many people at once; widespread, very common …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epidemical — a. See epidemic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • epidemical — ep·i·dem·i·cal …   English syllables

  • epidemical — adjective see epidemic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epidemic — /ɛpəˈdɛmɪk / (say epuh demik) adjective Also, epidemical. 1. affecting at the same time a large number of people in a locality, and spreading from person to person, as a disease not permanently prevalent there. –noun 2. a temporary prevalence of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • epidemic — I. adjective Etymology: French épidémique, from Middle French, from epidemie, noun, epidemic, from Late Latin epidemia, from Greek epidēmia visit, epidemic, from epidēmos visiting, epidemic, from epi + dēmos people more at demagogue Date: 1603 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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