Synonyms and Antonyms of contagious

  1. 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, pestilent, transmissible, transmittable Related Words infectious, infective Near Antonyms noninfectious Antonyms noncommunicable

  2. 2 exciting a similar feeling or reaction in others <the enthusiasm of the new club members was contagious> Synonyms catching, epidemic, infectious, spreading Related Words palpable, perceptible, tangible; irresistible (also irresistable), overpowering, overwhelming; disarming, endearing, fetching, inviting, winning, winsome

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