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Meaning of "yuppie disease" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YUPPIE DISEASE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YUPPIE DISEASE

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Yuppie disease is a noun.
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WHAT DOES YUPPIE DISEASE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of yuppie disease in the English dictionary

The definition of yuppie disease in the dictionary is any of a number of debilitating long-lasting viral disorders associated with stress, such as chronic fatigue syndrome, whose symptoms include muscle weakness, chronic tiredness, and depression.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YUPPIE DISEASE

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yummo
yummy
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yump
yumpie
Yung-lo
Yunnan
yup
Yupik
yuppie
yuppie flu
yuppiedom
yuppieish
yuppification
yuppified
yuppifies
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yuppy
yupster

WORDS THAT END LIKE YUPPIE DISEASE

Alzheimer´s disease
Chagas´ disease
coeliac disease
coronary heart disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Crohn´s disease
degenerative joint disease
disease
diverticular disease
ease
gum disease
heart disease
Huntington´s disease
infectious disease
kidney disease
Lyme disease
motor neuron disease
Paget´s disease
Parkinson´s disease
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skin disease

Synonyms and antonyms of yuppie disease in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «yuppie disease» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YUPPIE DISEASE

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The translations of yuppie disease from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yuppie disease» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

雅痞症
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

enfermedad yuppie
570 millions of speakers

English

yuppie disease
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

yuppie रोग
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

المرض المترف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

яппи болезнь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

doença yuppie
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Yuppie রোগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

maladie yuppie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penyakit yuppie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Yuppie- Krankheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヤッピー病
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여피 질환
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yuppie disease
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

bệnh yuppie
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யப்பு நோய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युप्पी रोग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yuppie hastalığı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

malattia yuppie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Yuppie choroby
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

яппі хвороба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

boala yuppie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

yuppie νόσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

yuppie siekte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yuppie sjukdom
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yuppie sykdom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yuppie disease

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YUPPIE DISEASE»

The term «yuppie disease» is barely ever used and occupies the 206.061 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YUPPIE DISEASE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yuppie disease

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YUPPIE DISEASE»

Discover the use of yuppie disease in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yuppie disease and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Health, Disease, and Illness: Concepts in Medicine
Early anecdotal accounts of chronic fatigue syndrome reported it to be an illness of the educated and professional classes— a so-called yuppie disease (Time Magazine 1987). Almost half (48%) of this group of subjects, however, had left ...
Arthur L. Caplan, Arthur L. Caplan James J. McCartney Dominic A. Sisti, James J. McCartney, 2004
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Pain: A Political History
... for CFS exemplification and other discussion, see Marilyn Dunlop, “MDs Pinpoint 'Yuppie Plague' Virus,” To- ronto Star, February 14, 1987, H2; “Study Says 'Yuppie Disease' May Just Be De- pression,” St. Petersburg Times, May 11, 1988, ...
Keith Wailoo, 2014
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Stress in Health and Disease
... fatigue syndrome and burnout. The breakthrough was in the 1980s. In the mid 1980s a remarkable new disease was reported; it was popularly called the yuppie disease, but was soon given a more dignified name, chronic fatigue syndrome.
Bengt B. Arnetz, Rolf Ekman, 2006
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome For Dummies
Only Young, White Females Get CFS For a long time, people considered CFS a “ yuppie disease,” and one that Caucasian women fell victim to more often than anyone else. This misconception is just not true. Community studies show that CFS ...
Susan R. Lisman, M.D., Karla Dougherty, 2011
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ADHD & Teens
Although the current media blitz on ADHD is finally catching the attention of many parents, teachers, and other professionals, ADHD has been referred to as the " yuppie" disease of the 1990s much like chronic fatigue syndrome was in the ...
Colleen Alexander Roberts, 1995
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Dr Golem: How to Think about Medicine
(Groopman, 86) Liz talked about the nomenclature of the disease, and about how fibromyalgia seemed to be merging with chronic fatigue syndrome: “'Chronic fatigue has become a humiliating term—the yuppie disease, begging to be ...
Harry Collins, Trevor Pinch, 2011
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Fifty Years Among the New Words: A Dictionary of Neologisms ...
yuppie disease Epstein-Barr syndrome, an illness causing chronic fatigue and striking primarily young adults [64.2 Summer 1989] yuppiedom British an area associated with yuppies [62.4 Winter 1987] yuppieism the values and lifestyle of ...
John Algeo, 1993
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Bodies in Protest: Environmental Illness and the Struggle ...
1 thought at first I had yuppie disease, you know chronic fatigue. I couldn't think clearly and was irritated for no apparent reason. Again, I attributed this to chronic fatigue syndrome. But then some really bizarre things started. My joints started to  ...
Steve Kroll-Smith, H. Hugh Floyd, 2000
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The Dictionary of Psychology
"yuppie disease." See DEPRESSION. NEURASTHENIA. chronic illness Progressive deterioration. with increasing symptoms. functional impairmem. and disahility overtime. chronicity See SOCIAL-BREAKDOWN SYNDROME. chronic mania A ...
Raymond J. Corsini, 2002
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Sexidemic: A Cultural History of Sex in America
One professional considered ISD “the new yuppie disease” and thought the lack of spark in the bedroom was an unfortunate cost of business for the busy two- career couple.42 More extreme than ISD was impotence, another sexual disorder  ...
Lawrence R. Samuel, 2013

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YUPPIE DISEASE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yuppie disease is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chronic fatigue syndrome is “a real and serious disease,” experts say
Chronic-Fatigue-Syndrome-3 After being dubbed the “Yuppie Disease” (among other less attractive monikers) and dismissed as “all in the mind” for years, ... «Curacao Chronicle, Feb 15»
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What Is Lyme Disease? [Infographic]
That's the number of new cases of Lyme disease now occurring each year in the ... aka Epstein-Barr virus — once called by the media “Yuppie disease”) and ... «Living Green Magazine, Oct 13»

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