contagion[ kuh n-tey-juh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF contagion
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTAGION
He had caught the contagion of her mood and vague alarm swept him.
I see already that from the world, vile as it is, you have nothing of contagion to fear.
The old sores which are bathed have nothing to fear, and offer no risk of contagion.
The very spectacle of that form which I had learned to love is mildew and contagion to my eyes.
When the cure is effected, let the clothes be carefully fumigated with sulphur, or the contagion will again be communicated.
Also she seemed to catch the contagion of little Ali's excitement.
This seizure isn't alarming and there is absolutely no danger of contagion.
One by one the people around caught the contagion of excitement.
It was her duty to rescue the baby, to save it from contagion, and she still meant to do her duty.
Has the child been exposed to the contagion of measles, small-pox, or scarlatina?