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One entry found for contagious.
Entry Word: contagious
Function: adjective
Text: 1 capable of being passed by physical contact from one person to another <chicken pox, measles, German measles, and other contagious diseases>
Synonyms catching, communicable, transmittable
Related Words infectious, infective
Near Antonyms noninfectious
Antonyms noncommunicable
2 exciting a similar feeling or reaction in others <the enthusiasm of the new club members was contagious>
Synonyms catching, infectious, spreading
Related Words palpable, perceptible, tangible; irresistible, overpowering, overwhelming; fetching, inviting, winning