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infection
Definition:
Act of infecting; that which infects.
Synonyms:
disease (noun)
curse, decrepitude, illness, fever, handicap, complication, infirmity, complaint, sickliness, virus, apoplexy, disorder, syndrome, breakdown, indisposition, disability, debility, germ, disease, condition, bug, feverishness, malaise, affection, symptom, infliction, sickness, unhealthiness, ague, collapse, attack, ailment, spasm, malady, nausea, pestilence, queasiness.
bane (noun)
plague, contagion, doom, poison, bane, scourge, ill, cancer, misfortune, evil, curse, calamity, affliction.
unhealthiness (noun)
toxicity, sickness, pathology, contamination, pestilence, poisonousness, disease, insalubrity, deadliness, malignancy, contagiousness, unhealthiness, noxiousness, unwholesomeness.
Other synonyms:
defense, fester, transmittal, pollution, defense mechanism, cross-contamination, cross-infection, biosecurity, transmission system, poisoning, carrier, epidemic, antibody, transmission, contagion, transmittance, contagious disease, transmitting, candida.
Examples of usage:
  1. How to Prevent Infection in Wounds. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
  2. It is a locality of apparent security against infection. - "Old Church Lore", William Andrews.
  3. Up; and put on my coloured silk suit very fine, and my new bought a good while since, but durst not wear, because the plague was in Westminster when I bought it; and it is a wonder what will be the fashion after the plague is done, as to for nobody will dare to buy any for fear of the infection, that it had been cut off of the heads of people dead of the plague. periwigg, periwiggs, haire, - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.

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