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1. contagion

noun. ['kənˈteɪdʒən'] the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people.

Synonyms

  • infection

Antonyms

  • basic
  • good health

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Words that Rhyme with Contagion

  • trajan
  • dajun
  • cajun

How do you pronounce contagion?

Pronounce contagion as kənˈteɪʤən.

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Example sentences of the word contagion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Knowledge is power when it comes to the phenomenon of social contagion.

Quotes containing the word contagion


1. Occupy Wall Street is meant more as a way of life that spreads through contagion, creates as many questions as it answers, aims to force a reconsideration of the way the nation does business and offers hope to those of us who previously felt alone in our belief that the current economic system is broken.
- Douglas Rushkoff

2. contagion

noun. ['kənˈteɪdʒən'] an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted.

Synonyms

  • transmission
  • infection

Antonyms

  • legality
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion

3. contagion

noun. ['kənˈteɪdʒən'] any disease easily transmitted by contact.

Synonyms

  • communicable disease
  • trench mouth
  • pox
  • dose
  • Vincent's angina
  • STD
  • social disease
  • influenza
  • scarlet fever
  • flu
  • measles
  • diphtheria
  • Vincent's infection
  • Cupid's itch
  • venereal infection
  • Venus's curse
  • grippe
  • Cupid's disease
  • rubeola
  • morbilli
  • contagious disease
  • scarlatina
  • sexually transmitted disease
  • venereal disease
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