Definition of 'contagious'
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And you must possess the right emotional attitude - a contagious feeling that joining your venture will prove fun and financially rewarding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)CAUSE: Highly contagious bacterial skin infection most commonly found on the face. The Sun (2016)At various points we have seen that negative emotions can be contagious within families. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)This was because of the risk he might spread a contagious disease. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This illness is suspected to be highly contagious norovirus. The Sun (2012)They came back pumped with an enthusiasm contagious to the rest of the church. Christianity Today (2000)They will also be tested for contagious diseases. The Sun (2015)Symptoms can last for up to six days and it is highly contagious. The Sun (2007)The second difference is that large contagious diseases were susceptible to solutions at scale. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One patient who received a kidney died from the highly contagious disease a year after the transplant. The Sun (2013)The disease is not contagious between people. The Sun (2015)But this highly contagious bug will always thrive in a restricted space filled with partying passengers. The Sun (2012)By doing so we can avoid contagious diseases. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These caused the animals breathing problems and were highly contagious but did not pose a hazard for people. The Sun (2009)It is almost as if evil is a contagious disease that can be passed from man to man. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This sort of behaviour has to stop or the hostility towards his perceived lack of respect could become contagious. The Sun (2015)The disease then becomes extremely contagious. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Let's hope this attitude is contagious and we soon see other banks following suit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His energy and can-do attitude was contagious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Antonio is Italian and has a contagious enthusiasm for the beautiful aspect of food. A Passion for Food (1989)
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Translations for 'contagious'
British English: contagious /kənˈteɪdʒəs/ ADJECTIVE
A contagious disease can be caught by touching people or things that are infected with it.
...a highly contagious disease of the lungs.
- American English: contagious
- Arabic: مُعْدٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: contagioso
- Chinese: 传染性的
- Croatian: zarazan
- Czech: nakažlivý
- Danish: smitsom
- Dutch: besmettelijk
- European Spanish: contagioso
- Finnish: tarttuva tauti
- French: contagieux
- German: ansteckend
- Greek: μολυσματικός
- Italian: contagioso
- Japanese: 伝染性の
- Korean: 전염성의
- Norwegian: smittsom
- Polish: zaraźliwy
- European Portuguese: contagioso
- Romanian: contagios
- Russian: заразный
- Spanish: contagioso
- Swedish: smittsam
- Thai: ซึ่งแพร่กระจายได้
- Turkish: bulaşıcı
- Ukrainian: інфекційний
- Vietnamese: dễ lây
Definition of contagious from the Collins English Dictionary
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