Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pandemic

1 sense of pandemic

Sense 1
pandemic -- (an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world)
       => epidemic -- (a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time)

Antonyms of adj pandemic

2 senses of pandemic

Sense 1
pandemic -- (epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria")

INDIRECT (VIA epidemic, ecdemic) -> endemic, endemical -- (of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality; "diseases endemic to the tropics"; "endemic malaria"; "food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world")
INDIRECT (VIA endemic, epidemic) -> ecdemic -- (of or relating to a disease that originates outside the locality in which it occurs)

Sense 2
pandemic -- (existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war")

INDIRECT (VIA general, nonspecific) -> specific -- ((sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique; "rules with specific application"; "demands specific to the job"; "a specific and detailed account of the accident")

Similarity of adj pandemic

2 senses of pandemic

Sense 1
pandemic -- (epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria")
       => epidemic (vs. endemic) (vs. ecdemic) -- ((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")

Sense 2
pandemic -- (existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war")
       => general (vs. specific) -- (applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser