noncontagious

adjective
non·​con·​ta·​gious | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈtā-jəs How to pronounce noncontagious (audio) \

Definition of noncontagious

: not contagious : not communicable by direct or indirect contact noncontagious diseases

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Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "5 cases of Legionnaires' disease follow visits to downtown Atlanta hotel," 17 July 2019 Participants in the darkened conditions reported a lower risk of catching the flu but not noncontagious diseases. Kevin Lewis, BostonGlobe.com, "Uncommon Knowledge: Investors, spread the wealth around," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of noncontagious

1825, in the meaning defined above

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noncontagious

adjective
non·​con·​ta·​gious | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈtā-jəs How to pronounce noncontagious (audio) \

Medical Definition of noncontagious

: not contagious : not communicable by direct or indirect contact noncontagious diseases

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