Synonyms for infection

Synonyms for (noun) infection

Synonyms: infection

Definition: (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

Similar words: illegality

Definition: unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute

Synonyms: infection

Definition: moral corruption or contamination

Usage: ambitious men are led astray by an infection that is almost unavoidable

Similar words: corruption, corruptness

Definition: lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

Synonyms: contagion, infection

Definition: the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people

Usage: a contagion of mirth; the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry

Similar words: communication

Definition: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Synonyms: transmission, contagion, infection

Definition: an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

Similar words: incident

Definition: a single distinct event

Synonyms: infection

Definition: (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease

Similar words: pathologic process, pathological process

Definition: an organic process occurring as a consequence of disease

Synonyms: infection

Definition: (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

Similar words: linguistic process

Definition: a process involved in human language

Synonyms: infection

Definition: the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

Similar words: unhealthiness, health problem, ill health

Definition: a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain

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