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  • as incontagious
  • as inhereditary

synonyms for transmissible

  • deadly
  • endemic
  • infectious
  • poisonous
  • spreading
  • catching
  • epidemic
  • epizootic
  • impartible
  • inoculable
  • pestiferous
  • pestilential
  • taking
  • transmittable
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antonyms for transmissible

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  • harmless
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How to use transmissible in a sentence

The variant, first seen in Britain, is significantly more transmissible than the older variants.
A VIRUS LOCOMOTIVE IS HEADING STRAIGHT AT USEDITORIAL BOARDFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Other times, they’re beneficial to the virus in some way, such as by making it more transmissible.
WHY OPENING RESTAURANTS IS EXACTLY WHAT THE CORONAVIRUS WANTS US TO DOCAROLINE CHENFEBRUARY 6, 2021PROPUBLICA
We’re also staring down this issue of these variants which are more transmissible, and so bringing a lot of people from all over the country together for an event like this has some risk.
EVEN AT HALF CAPACITY, THE SUPER BOWL COULD CAUSE COVID-19 OUTBREAKSKATE BAGGALEYFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Meanwhile, the variants, which are suspected to be more transmissible, provide new cause for concern if people are gathering with others.
SUPER SPREADER SUNDAY? EXPERTS WORRY SUPER BOWL COULD TRIGGER CORONAVIRUS EXPLOSIONBRITTANY SHAMMAS, FENIT NIRAPPIL, MARK MASKEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It comes as more cases of the highly transmissible variants first found in South Africa and the United Kingdom are being detected.
MARYLAND DEMOCRATS CALL FOR ‘COURSE CORRECTION’ AMID REGIONWIDE FRUSTRATION OVER VACCINE ROLLOUTERIN COX, REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVOFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Politics of the pandemicLike many countries, Israel has faced rocketing infection rates—including the newer, more transmissible strains of the virus.
ISRAEL LEADS THE WORLD IN VACCINATION RATES, BUT A KEY GROUP IS MISSING FROM THE DATABY YARA M. ASI/THE CONVERSATIONFEBRUARY 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Variants first detected in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil are suspected to be more transmissible and driving spikes that are overwhelming hospitals.
U.S. RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS EMPHASIZES MASKS AND VACCINES INSTEAD OF LOCKDOWNSFENIT NIRAPPIL, BRITTANY SHAMMASFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That said, many scientists are convinced that the variants are more transmissible.
CORONAVIRUS MUTATIONS ADD URGENCY TO VACCINATION EFFORT AS EXPERTS WARN OF LONG BATTLE AHEADJOEL ACHENBACH, ARIANA EUNJUNG CHAJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Any virus that has a mutation is a variant—and while most variants aren’t more dangerous than the original, some, like the SARS-CoV-2 one identified in the UK, can be more transmissible.
THE US IS WAY BEHIND ON TRACKING COVID-19 VARIANTSTARA SANTORAJANUARY 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Mutations in the virus make this new strain 50%-70% more transmissible than others, scientists estimate.
'IT'S UNIMAGINABLY BAD.' HOW GOVERNMENT FAILURES AND THE NEW COVID-19 VARIANT ARE PUSHING THE U.K.'S HEALTH SYSTEM INTO CRISISSUYIN HAYNESJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANSMISSIBLE

  • catching
  • deadly
  • endemic
  • epidemic
  • epizootic
  • impartible
  • infectious
  • inoculable
  • pestiferous
  • pestilential
  • poisonous
  • spreading
  • taking
  • transmissible
  • transmittable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.