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Synonyms for contagious
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Wiktionary2.7 / 3 votes
Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.
The flu was so contagious that everybody in town got sick!
Wearing jeans was a contagious fad at that time.
They were highly contagious, spreading bacteria to other people.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote
catching, epidemic, infectious, pestilential, communicated, transferred, transmitted, infections
sporadic, endemic, preventive, antipathetic
Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 4 votes
easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
"a contagious grin"
transmittable, transmissible, contractable, catching, communicable
catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittableadjective
(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
inherited, genetic, communicable, transmittable, ancestral, catching, hereditary, patrimonial, familial, transmissible, contractable, transmitted
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
pestilential, pestiferous, poisonous, deadly
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote
communicable, infectious, pestilential, pestiferous
PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes
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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes
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How to use contagious in a sentence?
He is liable for amisdemeanorif it can be established that he willfully exposed himself to a sexual partner while he was afflicted with HIV, in other words, it is a crime to intentionally place another person at risk of contracting your contagious disease.
The reason that the delta variant is winning out is because of how transmissible [it is], it’s not like some deadly version of this is going to compete and beat out the delta variant; the only thing that could take over from the delta variant is one that’s more contagious...I don’t see this changing enough so it suddenly reinfects everybody that's already had it, and eludes the vaccine.
We are heartbroken here at CBS2 as a member of our news family has passed away, nina Kapur joined the team in June 2019 and was known for Nina Kapur contagious smile and love for storytelling.
Similar to any form of aggressive behavior, direct or indirect, it is contagious and can sink performance.
This is the most contagious version of the virus we have seen throughout the whole pandemic, it's really very contagious.
Translations for contagious
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- заразителен, заразенBulgarian
- tarttuva, tartuntavaarallinenFinnish
- contagioso, infettivoItalian
- aanstekelijk, besmettelijkDutch
- contagiante, contagiosoPortuguese
- molipsitor, contagiosRomanian
- заразительный, заразныйRussian
- smittsam, smittbärandeSwedish
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