Definition of Contagious:
Infectious disease communicable by direct or indirect contact. All infectious disease, however, are not contagious and require special methods of transmission.
(of an emotion, feeling, or attitude) likely to spread to and affect others.
(of a disease) spread from one person or organism to another by direct or indirect contact.
Synonyms of Contagious
Infectious, Communicable, Transmittable, Transmissible, Transferable, Spreadable, Assignable, Catching, Communicable, Conductive, Consignable, Conveyable, Deadly, Destructive, Endemic, Envenomed, Epidemial, Epidemic, Epiphytotic, Epizootic, Expressable, Impartable, Infectious, Infective, Inoculable, Interchangeable, Mailable, Malign, Malignant, Mephitic, Metathetic, Miasmal, Miasmatic, Miasmic, Movable, Noxious, Pandemic, Pestiferous, Pestilential, Poisonous, Portable, Portative, Removable, Sporadic, Spreading, Taking, Toxic, Toxicant, Toxiferous, Transferable, Transfusable, Transmissible, Transmissive, Transmittable, Transportable, Transportative, Transposable, Venenate, Veneniferous, Venenous, Venomous, Virulent, Zymotic
How to use Contagious in a sentence?
- Her enthusiasm is contagious.
- A contagious infection.
Meaning of Contagious & Contagious Definition