contagion

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  • Now, mark me what you must do to free the city from contagion. Cited from Old Saint Paul's, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • I did all that was in my power to keep my people from the contagion. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • The fourth came home and brought the contagion, all unknown, to his people. Cited from Hero Tales of the Far North, by Jacob A. Riis
  • He smiled himself when he met people, and every one took the contagion. Cited from A Young Girl's Wooing, by E. P. Roe
  • How could they expect to escape a contagion, which they actually seemed to court? Cited from A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I (of 4), by James Holman
  • At no time, so far as he could find, had she been in danger of contagion. Cited from My Friends at Brook Farm,by John Van Der Zee Sears
  • She could give when she had nothing, and keep her heart sweet amid every contagion. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • Every one of them became a center of moral and political contagion. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. I, by Ambrose Bierce
  • Even the newspaper men who accompanied them on the trip caught the contagion. Cited from A Ball Player's Career, by Adrian C. Anson
  • If this is done we should have little fear of contagion. Cited from Papers on Health, by John Kirk
  • Such things did carry contagion, and he ought to burn them at once. Cited from My Young Alcides, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The contagion spread through the town, and the hospital was quickly filled. Cited from Venerable Mother Mary of the Incarnation, by Anon
  • Other white men at the Agency were killed, and thus the contagion spread. Cited from Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field, by Thomas W. Knox
  • The fear is that they may spread contagion all over France. Cited from Out To Win, by Coningsby Dawson
  • They gave the effect of falling away from some evil contagion. Cited from The Winning Clue, by James Hay, Jr.
  • For as to contagion, there is probably much less of it in the world than many suppose. Cited from The Young Woman's Guide, by William A. Alcott
  • Above all, the teacher must himself be alive and ready, and must use the contagion of his own example. Cited from Talks to Teachers and Students, by William James
  • France herself has not been able to avoid the contagion. Cited from Post-Prandial Philosophy, by Grant Allen
  • I am an old physician, and feel at home with disease and contagion. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • Genetic studies point to China as having been the primary source of the contagion.
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Meaning of contagion

  • noun The communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people
    a contagion of mirth, the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry