(noun, adjective)


1. epidemic over a wide geographical area

- a pandemic outbreak of malaria

Similar word(s): epidemic

2. existing everywhere

- pandemic fear of nuclear war

Similar word(s): general

Sentences with pandemic as an adjective:

- World War I might have continued indefinitely if not for a pandemic outbreak of influenza.


1. an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world

Definition categories: event, epidemic