Synonyms of contagion


1. contagious disease, contagion, communicable disease

usage: any disease easily transmitted by contact

2. infection, contagion, transmission, incident

usage: an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

3. contagion, infection, communication

usage: the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"

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