a disease in which the afllicted person becomes scared of anything that is fun or could be considered fun. only affects people with the name eric. the affected individual refuses to partake in any illegal activities and refrains from leaving his house past midnight. the only known cure for this is to get so much murt in their ear that they realize that he needs to have fun.
"Wait, you're done drinking and smoking. You're a pussy!"
"No, he was just diagnosed with ericitis."
"He became affected with ericitis immediately after his marriage."