a condition affecting a group of persons, characterized by excitement or anxiety, irrational behavior or beliefs, or inexplicable symptoms of illness.
mass hysteria n.
[mas-i-kot] /ˈmæs ɪˌkɒt/ noun 1. monoxide of lead, PbO, in the form of a yellow powder, used as a pigment and drier. /ˈmæsɪˌkɒt/ noun 1. a yellow earthy secondary mineral consisting of lead oxide. Formula: PbO
[ma-seef, mas-if; French ma-seef] /mæˈsif, ˈmæs ɪf; French maˈsif/ noun 1. a compact portion of a mountain range, containing one or more summits. 2. a large elevated block of old complex rocks resistant to both erosion and crustal folding. 3. a band or zone of the earth’s crust raised or depressed as a unit and […]
[ma-seef sahn-tral] /ma sif sɑ̃ˈtral/ noun 1. a great plateau and the chief water divide of France, in the central part. /French masif sɑ̃tral/ noun 1. a mountainous plateau region of S central France, occupying about one sixth of the country: contains several extinct volcanic cones, notably Puy de Dôme, 1465 m (4806 ft). Highest […]
/ˌmæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the practice of making luxury products available to the mass market