Pronunciation of Contagion
/kəntˈe͡ɪd͡ʒən/, /kəntˈeɪdʒən/, /k_ə_n_t_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_n/
Synonyms for contagion:
immunity, infected, infirmity, complaint, sinusitis, venom, pus, syndrome, septic, lymphatic, histamine, rubbing alcohol, incubation period, indisposition, sty, incidence, lymph, biosecurity, inflammation, insanity, pestilence, isolation period, STD, deformity, toxin, malady, species barrier, malformation, incapacity, insufficiency, STI, immune system, immunosuppression, sickness, foreign body, cross infection, antibody, candida, illness, mental illness, pandemic, fester, dysfunction, ailment, interferon, quarantine, defense mechanism, cross-contamination, disorder, malaise.
Other synonyms and related words:
infirmity, transmitting, deformity, pestilential, foreign, sickness, malady, incapacity, transmittance, quarantine, venom, transmission system, cross-contamination, insanity, spread, epidemic, canker, case, pestilence, biosecurity, sty, immune, disorder, condition, upset, candida, burnout, malformation, toxin, lymphatic, insufficiency, pandemic, complaint, contagious disease, illness, transmittal, pus, invasion, virus, antibody, contamination, transmission, septic, disease, ailment, trouble, immunity, fester, indisposition, carrier, defense.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
transmission, contagious disease, infection.
Usage examples for contagion:
- We will begin in time, and hope that you may both escape the contagion." - "Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter", Lawrence L. Lynch.
- Warrior after warrior caught the fierce contagion, and soon the ring was filled with dancers, circling round and round with frantic gesture, and startling the distant garrison with unearthly yells. - "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada", Francis Parkman.
- But the contagion follows wherever there is a human heart left to its own natural impulse. - "Coelebs In Search of a Wife", Hannah More.