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See definition of poisoning on Dictionary.com
  • as ininfectious
  • as incontamination
  • as inimpurity
  • as inuncleanness
  • as inunwholesomeness

synonyms for poisoning

  • contagious
  • toxic
  • virulent
  • communicable
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • defiling
  • diseased
  • epidemic
  • infective
  • mephitic
  • miasmic
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • polluting
  • transferable
  • transmittable
See also synonyms for: poisonings
  • contagion
  • corruption
  • disease
  • epidemic
  • infection
  • pollution
  • decay
  • defilement
  • dirtying
  • filth
  • foulness
  • impurity
  • pestilence
  • plague
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • radioactivation

antonyms for poisoning

MOST RELEVANT
  • harmless
  • nonpoisonous
  • antiseptic
  • uncommunicable
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How to use poisoning in a sentence

Evidence of the underwear poisoning emerged when Navalny phoned a member of the FSB team involved in the attack pretending to be a senior Security Council official.
IN RUSSIA, TOUGH NEW LAWS AND STEPPED-UP DEFIANCE ABROAD MARK PUTIN’S SHIFT TOWARD UNFETTERED CONTROLROBYN DIXONDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In their paper, the researchers speculated that to avoid the risk of iron poisoning, the dose in the salt they were using might have been too small to overcome the iron deficiency.
ONE MAN’S CRUSADE TO END A GLOBAL SCOURGE WITH BETTER SALTKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Lead poisoning is neither infectious nor as fast-acting as the coronavirus, but recent research shows its deadly impact.
LEAD POISONING AFFECTS 1 IN 3 KIDS WORLDWIDE—BUT IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO ACTJAKEMETHOCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
Navalny’s wife and team alleged the doctors were controlled by the Kremlin and tried to cover up the poisoning attack instead of properly treating their patient.
TOP CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG GROUP CONFIRMS ALEXEI NAVALNY WAS POISONED WITH A NERVE AGENTALEX WARDOCTOBER 7, 2020VOX
Germany’s relations with Russia have taken a hit after the alleged poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who is being treated at a Berlin clinic close to where the news conference is being held.
‘THINGS WILL BECOME MORE DIFFICULT:’ MERKEL TRIES TO SELL DEBT-AVERSE GERMANY ON HER AMBITIOUS COVID SPENDING PLANBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
So I found her waiting me alone, in that chamber off the hall where her father and I spoke of the poisoning.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
Lead poisoning, for instance, may very well occur in others than those engaged directly in the manufacture or handling of lead.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
A doctor was called, an emetic was given and he purged, and after a time he recovered from the symptoms of poisoning.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
To such a mind, ridicule is a venomed dart, piercing and poisoning, and pride but inflames the wound.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POISONING

  • contagion
  • corruption
  • decay
  • defilement
  • dirtying
  • disease
  • epidemic
  • filth
  • foulness
  • impurity
  • infection
  • pestilence
  • plague
  • poisoning
  • pollution
  • radioactivation
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • communicable
  • contagious
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • defiling
  • diseased
  • epidemic
  • infective
  • mephitic
  • miasmic
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisoning
  • polluting
  • toxic
  • transferable
  • transmittable
  • virulent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.