The following are viewed as the conditions for Heldering syndrome to occur.
* When seeing defined word on twitter makes you cringe
* When seeing or hearing reference to the defined word, or a word that is similar to the defined word immediately feeling as if you must issue a mass apology.
T: (sound of head hitting desk)
S: I knew it. Eventually she'd get Heldering Syndrome. Uh, can somebody send held- i mean help?