Pronunciation of Contagion
/kəntˈe͡ɪd͡ʒən/, /kəntˈe‍ɪd‍ʒən/, /k_ə_n_t_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_n/

Synonyms for contagion:

Sense 1

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.

Sense 2

foreign, virus, invasion, condition, burnout, bug, immune, pestilential.

Sense 3

epidemic, disturbance, trouble, upset, infectious.

Sense 4

matter, canker, carrier.

Sense 5


Sense 7

case, spread.



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)

ailment, condition, complaint, sickness, epidemic, disorder.

Sense 2 (noun)

defense, fester, disease, virus, illness, cross-contamination, defense mechanism, biosecurity, carrier, antibody, candida, cross infection.

Sense 3 (noun)

venom, canker, toxin.

adulteration (noun)


bane (noun)

cancer, bane, curse, evil, calamity, misfortune, affliction, plague, doom, infection, scourge, poison, ill.

communication (noun)


contagion (noun)

transmission, contagious disease, infection.

disease (noun)

malady, infirmity, inflammation.

epidemic (noun)


event (noun)

infection, transmission.

impurity (noun)


infection (noun)

contamination, plague, pestilence, poison, illness, transmission, venom, bane, virus.

state (noun)

contagious disease.

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