[ UK /ɪnfˈɛkʃəs/ ]
[ US /ˌɪnˈfɛkʃəs/ ]
  1. caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease
    viruses and other infective agents
  2. easily spread
    fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders
  3. of or relating to infection
    infectious hospital
    infectious disease
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How To Use infectious In A Sentence

  • Poverty is something that is contagious and infectious in our community.
  • Poor sanitation always leads to the spread of disease and to deaths from infectious diseases. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings
  • The songs are irritatingly infectious with enough angst to keep the moodiest teenagers frowning.
  • His boundless energy and enthusiasm were infectious and his pride in his family paramount. Times, Sunday Times
  • He's an amiable man in a striped shirt who talks with infectious vim about science. Times, Sunday Times
  • It seems unlikely to be an infectious agent that is causing the problem as only Koi and Orfe are affected.
  • There was also a statistically significantly lower incidence of leukocytopenia, or decrease in white blood cells, of 12 percent on Treanda versus 38 percent with CHOP, and more infectious complications with CHOP, Rummel said. FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten
  • We have forgotten how important enforced isolation is in the control of infectious disease. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bunker is chic and arty without being too pretentious, and its friendly, laid-back vibe is infectious.
  • Dr. Cahill, senior attending physician in infectious diseases and emergency medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, serves as the orchestra's in-house physician, treating everything from violinists 'stiff necks to an epidemic of food poisoning that occurred while the orchestra was on tour several years ago. One Virtuoso Physician
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