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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A reduction of academic focus or worsening of academic performance characteristic of some high-school seniors, especially after acceptance into college.

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  • noun US A tendency of seniors in high school or college to skip class or otherwise slack off due to a desire to move on, or because they have already been accepted by a college and their further academic performance is no longer as relevant.

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senior +‎ -itis

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