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Meaning & Definition of Infectious in English

English

Infectious

/ɪnfɛkʃəs/

adjective

1. Caused by infection or capable of causing infection

  • "Viruses and other infective agents"
  • "A carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease"
    synonym:
  • infectious
  • ,
  • infective

2. Easily spread

  • "Fear is exceedingly infectious
  • Children catch it from their elders"- bertrand russell
    synonym:
  • infectious

3. Of or relating to infection

  • "Infectious hospital"
  • "Infectious disease"
    synonym:
  • infectious

Examples of using

Sperm banks perform screenings on the donors to reduce the chance of their passing on genetic and infectious diseases.
Laughter is infectious.
Mumps is an infectious disease.