demo-, dem-, demio-, -demic, -deme, -demically (Greek: people).From district, country, land, and the people who inhabit those territories.
demagogue, demagog, demagogical:
1. A political leader who gains power by apealing to people's emotions and prejudices rather than their rationality.
2. In ancient times, a popular leader who represented the ordinay people.
The character, behavior, tactics, or rhetoric of a demagogue.
1. The free and equal right of every person to participae in a system of government, often practiced by electing representatives of the people by the people.
2. A country with a government that has been elected freely and equally by all its citizens.
3. The control of an organization by its members, who have a free and equal right to participate in decision-making processes.
Someone who believes in democracy and the democratic system of government and argues in favor of them.
Characterized by free and equal participation in government or in the decision-making processes of an organization or group.
democratize, democratized, democratization, democratizing:
1. To put a country under the control of its citizens by allowing hem to participate in a government of decision-making processes in a free and equal way.
2. To take steps toward establishing the features of liberal democracy in a state.
3. To put an organization under the control of its members by giving them free and equal decision-making powers.
Someone who studies human populations, including their size, growth, density, and distribution, and statistics regarding birth, marriage, disease, and death.
Relating to demography or demographics.
The characteristics of a human population or part of it; especially its size, growth, density, distribution, and statistics regarding birth, marriage, disease, and death (requires a plural verb).
The study of human populations, including their size, growth, density, and distribution; as well as, statistics regarding birth, marriage, disease, and death.
The apparent excessive attachment to the "common people".
Someone who is perceived to have an excessive attachment to the "common people".
Having a fondness or love of people; a friend of the people.
A person who has a fondness for people.
Having a special interest in the lives and habits of the masses.
1. Relating to or involving ordinary people.
2. Relating to a simplified form of hieroglyphics, the writing system used in ancient Egypt. Literally, "of the people".
1. Used to describe a disease occurring within a specific area, region, or locale.
2. Characteristic of a particular place or among a particular group or area of interest or activity. Literally, "in the people".
An outbreak of a disease that spreads more quickly and more extensively among a group of people than would normally be expected.
The quality of being epidemic.
A treatise upon, or history of, epidemic diseases.
A specialist in the medical study of causes and transmissions of diseases among people.
1. The scientific and medical study of the causes and transmission of disease within a population.
2. The origin and development characteristics of a particular disease.
Of or belonging to the whole people, public, general.
1. General, universal; especially, of a disease.
2. Prevalent over the whole of a country or continent, or over the whole world. Distinguished from epidemic, which may connote limitation to a smaller area.
1. Plutocratic government which masquerades as democracy.
2. A country or state that purports to be a democracy but where power lies with the rich.
A democracy under divine, or religious, rule.