Synonyms of infectious


1. infectious, infective, septic (vs. antiseptic), infected

usage: caused by infection or capable of causing infection; "viruses and other infective agents"; "a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease"

2. infectious (vs. noninfectious), catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable, contagious, corrupting, contaminating

usage: easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell

3. infectious

usage: of or relating to infection; "infectious hospital"; "infectious disease"

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