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Synonyms for contagious
kənˈteɪ dʒəscon·ta·gious

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Wiktionary

  1. contagiousadjective

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

  2. contagiousadjective

    Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.

    The flu was so contagious that everybody in town got sick!

    Synonyms:
    catching, infectious

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

  3. contagiousadjective

    Wearing jeans was a contagious fad at that time.

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

  4. contagiousadjective

    They were highly contagious, spreading bacteria to other people.

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contagious

    Synonyms:
    catching, epidemic, infectious, pestilential, communicated, transferred, transmitted, infections

    Antonyms:
    sporadic, endemic, preventive, antipathetic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contagiousadjective

    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another

    "a contagious grin"

    Synonyms:
    transmittable, transmissible, contractable, catching, communicable

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

  2. catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittableadjective

    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

    Synonyms:
    inherited, genetic, communicable, transmittable, ancestral, catching, hereditary, patrimonial, familial, transmissible, contractable, transmitted

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contagiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    infectious, catching

  2. contagiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    pestilential, pestiferous, poisonous, deadly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. contagiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    communicable, infectious, pestilential, pestiferous

    Antonyms:
    incommunicable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "contagious":

    communicable, infectious, transmissible

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. contagious

    Synonyms:
    Infectious

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How to use contagious in a sentence?

  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one.

  2. Victor Hedman:

    The Cup champions understand that as much as those who haven't won. Peter DeBoer said Alex Pietrangelo, who captained St. Louis to the Cup two years ago, has tried to explain what that taste was like and the desire to get there again. Reigning playoff MVP Victor Hedman knows it well. He hopes Savard's fresh look and the Lightning's winning experience is the right blend to get it done again. ' Savvy has n’t had that opportunity yet, but he’s brought a lot of excitement into the room and just a great guy to be around, we’re still very, very hungry. Even though Eric Staal go all the way, that’s contagious. Eric Staal want to do it again.

  3. Rene Bubberman:

    We gave him some well-meant advice about his prop and especially about test flying, [His project] deserves a lot of respect... [it] truly breathes the spirit of the early airplane pioneers and his enthusiasm is contagious.

  4. Olivier Veran:

    Today, there is only one infected patent in France, who is hospitalized in Lyon. His health condition is not worrying. All the others, apart from an 80-year old man who died, were released cured and are not contagious.

  5. Santiago Albadalejos:

    We deploy higher protection than others because the patients we handle present intense symptoms and are more contagious, transfers are slow, and very meticulous.

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