What does the word endemic mean?

Usage examples for endemic

  1. Perhaps we should return to the human suffering that was endemic in those times? – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  2. The burgher spirit of resistance, endemic at Vezelay, no doubt, played its part in the person of this man, in the great revolt of the Reformers; for de Beze was undoubtedly one of the most singular personalities of the Heresy. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  3. A cujus is a great rarity; though even that happens after late dances, or when influenza is endemic. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan