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phrase used to compare newly apparent (or are thought to be developing) personal characteristic or behavior to a medical condition. derived from common names of diseases such as the measles, the shits (diarrhea), the bends
"Someone's got a case of the the Mondays"
"After watching too much Tv, the children got a case of the gimmes"
"Pot gave John a case of the stupids"