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1. infection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən'] the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms.

Synonyms

  • suprainfection
  • lockjaw
  • throat infection
  • scabies
  • protozoal infection
  • sty
  • streptococcus tonsilitis
  • tapeworm infection
  • ill health
  • whitlow
  • hordeolum
  • opportunistic infection
  • stye
  • respiratory tract infection
  • schistosomiasis
  • septic sore throat
  • bilharzia
  • toxoplasmosis
  • incubation
  • virus infection
  • superinfection
  • cross infection
  • variola vaccine
  • enterobiasis
  • strep throat
  • focal infection
  • variola vaccinia
  • vaccinia
  • unhealthiness
  • staphylococcal infection
  • variola vaccina
  • streptococcal sore throat
  • paronychia
  • vaccina
  • sepsis
  • itch
  • sore
  • health problem
  • felon
  • nonsocial infection
  • eye infection
  • viral infection
  • bilharziasis
  • tetanus

Antonyms

  • honestness
  • incorruption
  • legal
  • illegal

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Words that Rhyme with Infection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection

Example sentences of the word infection


1. Noun, singular or mass
It can effectively help to clear up symptoms related to a middle ear infection and help to thin mucus.

2. infection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən'] (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure.

Antonyms

  • fitness

3. infection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən'] (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease.

Synonyms

  • pathological process
  • zymosis

Antonyms

  • morality
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion

4. infection

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

Synonyms

  • contagion

Antonyms

  • unangry
  • pleasant

5. infection

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

Synonyms

  • transmission
  • contagion

Antonyms

  • incorrupt
  • honesty
  • corrupt

6. infection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən'] (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound.

Antonyms

  • lawfulness

7. infection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən'] moral corruption or contamination.

Synonyms

  • corruption

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • soothe
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