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infection
Definition:
Sympathetic communication of like qualities or emotions; influence.

Synonyms:

noun
adulteration
contamination, corruption.
attribute
infection.
bane
affliction, bane, calamity, cancer, contagion, doom, evil, ill, misfortune, plague, poison, scourge.
contamination
bug, contagion, corruption, defilement, disease, epidemic, flu, impurity, poison, pollution, virus, Insanitation, Septicity, Communicability, Contagiousness, germs, what's going around.
disease
affection, ague, ailment, apoplexy, attack, breakdown, bug, collapse, complaint, complication, condition, curse, debility, decrepitude, disability, disease, disorder, fever, feverishness, handicap, illness, indisposition, infirmity, infliction, malady, malaise, nausea, pestilence, queasiness, sickness, spasm, symptom, syndrome, unhealthiness, virus, Sickliness.
epidemic
pestilence.
infection
contagion, transmission.
pest
badgerer, head ache, pesterer, tormentor, tormentors, crashing bore, pesterers, thorn in side.
poison
toxoid, Venin, Toxoids, toxicants.
pollution
greenhouse effect, pollution, vitiation, soilings.
process
infection.
state
infection.
unhealthiness
contamination, deadliness, insalubrity, malignancy, noxiousness, pathology, toxicity, unwholesomeness, Contagiousness, poisonousness.
vulgarism
vulgarism.
Examples of usage:
  1. " While the parish is in my care," answered the doctor, " I must object to whatever increases the risk of infection. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  2. " She has been exposed to infection," he said. – Mère Girauds Little Daughter by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. He was secure from the infection. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  4. The Nurse and Mother Bunch began to comfort her, and explain that the doctor thought she had the scarlatina; not at all badly; but that if any of the others caught it, nobody could guess how bad they would be; especially Mamma, who had just been ill; and so she was to be rolled up in her blankets, and put into a carriage, and taken to her uncle's; and there she would stay till she was not only well, but could safely come home without carrying infection about with her. – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. Although the stronger constitutions shall Wear out th' infection of distemper'd days ... – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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