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Infectious

Pronunciation of Infectious
/ɪnfˈɛkʃəs/, /ɪnfˈɛkʃəs/, /ɪ_n_f_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_s/

Synonyms for infectious:

Sense 1

frail, lightheaded, unsteady, unfit, unwell, bedridden, unhealthy, ailing, woozy, disordered, senile, shaky, indisposed, smitten, housebound, worse, homebound, feeble, Sickened, drained, leaden, groggy, diseased, blah, undernourished, wretched, stricken, shivery, incapacitated.

Sense 2

feverish, shocked, disgusted, fragile, giddy, sickly, delirious, fevered, wobbly, languid.

Sense 3

rough, failing, taking, dizzy.

Sense 4

critical, sick, grim.

Sense 5

terrible, terminal.

Sense 7

dead.

Sense 8

down.

deadly

pestilential.

memorable

catchy.

Other synonyms and related words:

contractable, catching, terminal, worse, taking, unhealthy, indisposed, dead, diseased, bedridden, pathogenic, contaminating, feeble, woozy, shocked, frail, housebound, disordered, dizzy, infective, epidemic, senile, morbific, incapacitated, down, rough, transmissible, disgusted, corrupting, spreading, delirious, undernourished, transmittable, communicable, unsteady, critical, fragile, sick, unfit, stricken, terrible, pestilential, feverish, ailing.

all (adjective)

infective.

baneful (adjective)

contagious, baneful, poisonous, calamitous, ill, cursed, cancerous, evil.

catching, spreading (adjective)

corrupting, pestilential, contagious, diseased, epidemic, toxic, communicable, contaminating, transmittable, infective.

communicable (adjective)

taking, contagious.

unclean (adjective)

impure, squalid, slovenly, scatological, dusty, odious, fetid, putrid, shabby, unsanitary, smutty, offensive, obscene, insalubrious, muddy, mucky, scruffy, festering, disgusting, sloppy, foul, unhygenic, icky, dingy, filthy, grubby, dirty, murky, septic, grimy, unclean, defiled, sordid, untidy, toxic, crummy, grungy.

unhealthy (adjective)

diseased.

widespread (adjective)

epidemic.

Sense 3 (noun)

taking.

infectious (noun)

contaminating, septic, communicable, contractable, corrupting, transmissible, catching, contagious, transmittable, infective.

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