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Synonyms for contamination
kənˌtæm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contamination, taint(noun)

    the state of being contaminated

    Synonyms:
    taint, pollution, contaminant

    Antonyms:
    decontamination

  2. contaminant, contamination(noun)

    a substance that contaminates

    Synonyms:
    taint, contaminant, pollution

    Antonyms:
    decontamination

  3. contamination, pollution(noun)

    the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors

    Synonyms:
    defilement, taint, pollution, contaminant, befoulment

    Antonyms:
    decontamination

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contamination(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pollution, defilement, taint, stain, infection, impurity, foulness, uncleanness, abomination

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. contamination(n)

    Synonyms:
    corruption, pollution, defilement, vitiation, taint, infection

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How to use contamination in a sentence?

  1. Dr Hilaire Mazibu:

    The building does not conform to international regulations but we have reorganized it ... to make sure there is no contamination.

  2. Thomas Molinaro:

    When we biopsy the embryo for testing, this residual sperm can create interference which affects the fidelity of the testing. Using ICSI removes this contamination and results in better accuracy.

  3. Sajal Gupta:

    Couples suffering from infertility need to exercise caution especially if they are residing in areas with high ambient particulate matter, relocating to areas with low contamination of particulate matter is an alternative to prevent adverse impact on fertility.

  4. Linda Birnbaum:

    What this calls for is additional research to determine how widespread this contamination is and how high the levels are, we have to look at total human exposure not just whats in the water or whats in the food ... or not just dust. We need to look at the sum totals of what the exposures are.

  5. Kevin Hall:

    A health inspector visited the restaurant, surveyed the ingredients used to make the burger and found no evidence of contamination.


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