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1. opportunistic

adjective. ['ˌɑːpɝˌtuːˈnɪstɪk'] taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit.

Synonyms

  • opportunist
  • expedient

Antonyms

  • disadvantageous
  • useless
  • impolitic

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Words that Rhyme with Opportunistic Infection

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

Example sentences of the word opportunistic-infection


1. Noun Phrase
This make popeye an opportunistic infection, a disease that can occur only when something else harms the fish.

2. Noun Phrase
High levels of these nitrogen compounds stress koi, leaving them more vulnerable to opportunistic infections like popeye.

3. Noun Phrase
Fin rot is a nonspecific opportunistic infection.

4. Noun Phrase
Stressed goldfish find themselves weakened and more prone to opportunistic infections like body fungus.

2. 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

3. infection

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

Antonyms

  • fitness

4. 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

5. infection

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

Synonyms

  • contagion

Antonyms

  • unangry
  • pleasant

6. infection

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

Synonyms

  • transmission
  • contagion

Antonyms

  • incorrupt
  • honesty
  • corrupt

7. infection

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

Antonyms

  • lawfulness

8. infection

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

Synonyms

  • corruption

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • soothe
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