The vacations that are being planned for after sufficient vaccinations
"It's fun to plan our vaccication to Disney World for when the pandemic has passed. "
Someone who believes that wearing a mask does not do much to protect themselves (or others) from contracting COVID-19.
"I'm afraid to leave my house because I live in a neighborhood of antimaskers."
Phrase used to denote the period preceding the global novel coronavirus pandemic, when “normal” life was possible. Often used nostalgically to refer to activities that seem impossibly distant now.
"Remember The Before Time, when we actually sought out crowded indoor spaces like dance clubs, bars, sports arenas and theaters to have fun?"
A person who ignores public health warnings about the COVID-19 pandemic and acts in ways that put themself or others at risk.
"Did you hear about the covidiots that got into a fight at the bar last night and were shouting in each other’s faces with no masks on?"
Combination of epic catastrophes and disasters.
"Educational, employment, and public health crises, social unrest, and political anxieties occurring at the same time as floods, hurricanes, and wildfires created a complete disastrophy for many countries. Also can be used as an adjective: Living through the year 2020 was a disastrophic and unforgettable experience for many individuals throughout the world."
something with very widespread effect
"We rediscovered, in 2020, that racism as well as illness can be pandemic."
literally “the entire people”: something that affects a substantial portion of the global population. Usually, alas, in a negative way; most frequently of a disease.
"The WHO classified COVID-19 as a pandemic in early March."
a dreaded outcome, with respect to a Covid test (see “negative“)
cause for momentary relief, with respect to a Covid test (see “positive“)
A highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. SARS-CoV-2 is thought to spread from person to person through droplets released when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.
a way to get together; to gather socially
"Let's zoom on Friday afternoon."
a manifestation of the stereotypes that people have about one another
the feeling of being drained from participating in multiple Zoom meetings throughout the day
""Man, this Zoom fatigue is hitting hard. When will these meetings end!?""
a way to quickly move from your couch to your couch
"I need to get up and move around. I've been zooming all day!"