contagion has definitions from the field of medicine
1
[ noun ] (medicine) any disease easily transmitted by contact
2
[ noun ] the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people

Synonyms

infection

Examples

"a contagion of mirth" "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"

Related terms

communication infect

3
[ noun ] an incident is which an infectious disease is transmitted

Related terms

incident convey

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