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  Words related to contagion

Related / Similar Words: infection, transmission, contagious disease

 

Definition:
  • the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry";
  • an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted;
  • any disease easily transmitted by contact;

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    Hyponyms: influenza, flu, grippe, measles, rubeola, morbilli, diphtheria, scarlet fever, scarlatina, pox, Vincent's angina, Vincent's infection, trench mouth, venereal disease, VD, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, sexually transmitted disease

     

    Derivational Morphology: infect, convey, transmit, communicate

     

    Anagrams: cognation

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: besmetting   Finnish: tartunta  
    French: contagion   German: Ansteckung  
    Greek: μεταδοτική ασθένεια   Hungarian: ragály  
    Ido: kontagio   Italian: contagio  
    Japanese: 伝染   Korean: 감염  
    Latin: contagio   Polish: zarażenie  
    Portuguese: contágio   Romanian: contagiune  
    Russian: инфекция   Spanish: contagio  
    Turkish: salgın  
     
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