- IPA[ˈsōSHəl dəˈzēz]
- a social phenomenon viewed as an evil or inconvenience；a sexually transmitted disease.
noun: social disease, plural noun: social diseases
- 1. a social phenomenon viewed as an evil or inconvenience a town where the two main social diseases are interbreeding and illiteracy overconsumption has become a social disease that has reached epidemic proportions
- 2. dated a sexually transmitted disease.