MacCurdy and others think of war as a mental or a social disease.
The statesmanship of Vergennes had no remedy for social disease.
It was the injustice, the social disease he combated and not the man.
Ugliness in the works of man is a symptom of social disease.
At the best it is but a clumsy way of alleviating the worst effects of social disease.
The extension of such a social disease as slavery is one of the symptoms, one of the sequelæ, of the central malady.
America is filled with poverty, with social disease, with oppression and with physical degeneration.
Social disease entails connotations characteristic of a system of good and bad, right and wrong.
Besides this severer type of social disease, there is what has been called sometimes a milder form.
Owen's diagnosis of the social disease explains Southey's partiality.