Noun(1) any disease easily transmitted by contact(2) an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted(3) the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people
(1) the contagion of disgrace(2) Like a virus on the Internet, this contagion spreads globally, especially as bigger companies shrink their advertising budgets.(3) The second, a wasting contagion , produces an entropic narrative of slow dying, finally petering away into ignominious extinction.(4) The weeping spread like contagion to Amma and our maid.(5) Confidence in the underlying credit market has been undermined and contagion effects are spreading into adjacent markets.(6) As a consequence, they would have come in contact with a vast array of other animals at the periphery of their habitat, which conceivably could have transferred a disease contagion to the great herds of the plains.(7) Indeed, the contagion is spreading across this country.(8) But infection or contagion of the air could be caused by people too.(9) I heard that they spread their contagion through scratches made by their claws.(10) The confluence of invisibility, indeterminacy, and contagion understandably generates anxiety and encourages behaviour that reduces risk of exposure.(11) But word about the product didn't spread by contagion alone.(12) I have fretted that some journalists might take it upon themselves to spread the vile contagion of conscience.(13) When dark imaginations seek images that speak to fear of contagion and plague, rats scurrying out of garbage piles and sewer holes supply a metaphor for humans.(14) Violence, like any contagion , will spread to new and new categories of victims, endlessly reducing the remnant of the saved until it is purified out of existence.(15) Fear of contagion from violence ├ö├ç├┐up there├ö├ç├û became widespread.(16) Other authors under consideration in this book also developed fictions that explicitly deal with political fears of cultural contagion in an age of imperialism.
(1) contagion :: contagion
1. disease ::
2. contagious disease ::
3. infection ::
4. transmission ::
Different Formscontagion, contagions
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