endemic

Part of speech: adjective

Peculiar to or prevailing in a locality.

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Usage examples "endemic":

  1. Perhaps we should return to the human suffering that was endemic in those times? - "Anchorite", 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", 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", William Frend De Morgan.