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epidemic hysteria, mass hysteria
Hysteria in a group of people, usually closely associated in a school or workplace.
The inciting incident might be a rumor or an unaccustomed odor; such as, paint fumes in a workplace.
This entry is located in the following units: demo-, dem-, demio-, -demic, -deme, -demically (page 3) hystero-, hyster-, hysteri- + (page 1)