easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
"a contagious grin"
catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(adj)
(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.
The flu was so contagious that everybody in town got sick!
Of a fashion, laughter, etc., easily passed on to others.
Wearing jeans was a contagious fad at that time.
Of a person, having a disease that can be transmitted to another person by touch.
They were highly contagious, spreading bacteria to other people.
communicable by contact, by a virus, or by a bodily exhalation; catching; as, a contagious disease
conveying or generating disease; pestilential; poisonous; as, contagious air
spreading or communicable from one to another; exciting similar emotions or conduct in others
"Contagious" is a song by The Isley Brothers featuring group member Ronald Isley. It was released as a single from their 2001 album Eternal. The song was written and produced by R. Kelly, who was also featured on the song, and also features vocals by R&B singer Chanté Moore. The video plays as a mini soap opera or rap opera, depicting a man who goes home and finds out his woman has been cheating on him with another man. The song is taken to another level during the breakdown of the song, where the two men, Mr. Biggs and Kelly, meet once again after their previous battle on Kelly's 1996 single, "Down Low". In the middle of the second verse, Ron Isley goes down memory lane after saying "The down low happened to me all over again". In the video, there is also a brief clip of the "Down Low" video, shown of Mr. Biggs beating R. Kelly with a sledgehammer. "Contagious" rose to #19 on the pop singles chart and #3 on the R&B singles chart and made the Isleys the first band to score a hit in six consecutive decades on Billboard's Hot 100. The breakthrough helped their 2001 album Eternal go double platinum. In 2002 the song won a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo.
The numerical value of contagious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of contagious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of contagious in a Sentence
She was the warmest person, i didn’t know anybody who didn’t like her. Her laugh was contagious — I would always be laughing just because she was laughing.
That is due to other doctors not having the guts to work here due to the nature of the hospital, contagious diseases, and those of us who work here had to stay, I guess, when Mohammad Saber Hotak see a patient dying because of complications or resistance to drugs, it makes me feel sad that I couldn't do anything to treat him or her.
No one's really willing to put themselves on the line and say, 'Hey, you're home free, you have antibodies,' or, 'You're still contagious,' no one really wants to tell us - definitively - anything.
Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it's contagious.
The poll's symmetry of mutual concern is a new phenomenon — though not exactly balanced. When gay marriage supporters were asked whether they respect their opponents, 70% said yes. Just 61% of gay marriage opponents said the same. Compassion is not yet equally contagious.
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Translations for contagious
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- заразен, заразителенBulgarian
- tarttuva, tartuntavaarallinenFinnish
- infettivo, contagiosoItalian
- besmettelijk, aanstekelijkDutch
- contagiante, contagiosoPortuguese
- molipsitor, contagiosRomanian
- заразительный, заразныйRussian
- smittsam, smittbärandeSwedish
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