CONTAGIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONTAGIOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  infectious; of or relating to communicable diseases
Classic Sentence:
1  As Uncle Peter told her about them, Scarlett felt that Atlanta must be a city of the wounded, for there were general hospitals, contagious hospitals, convalescent hospitals without number.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  Mrs. Peniston felt as if there had been a contagious illness in the house, and she was doomed to sit shivering among her contaminated furniture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
3  Mr. Merriman's laugh at this sally was such a genuine outburst and so contagious that it started the dinner with an agreeable swing that never slackened.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
4  The eyes of the father followed the plastic and ingenious movements of the son with open delight, and he never failed to smile in reply to the other's contagious but low laughter.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
5  Among worldly people manner is contagious.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
6  I saw no evidence of any contagious diseases during all my stay.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
7  Jean Valjean's composure was one of those powerful tranquillities which are contagious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  The isolation building of the Hurley Hospital presents a solution of the problem for the care of contagious diseases.
2  Katya's zeal was contagious; soon all her fellow students were busily making posters, inspired by her ardent enthusiasm for the cause.
3  A positive attitude will have positive results,because attitudes are contagious.
4  There are still some unfounded fears floating around out there about cancer being contagious.