INFECTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INFECTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  moral corruption or contamination; invasion of body which can lead to tissue damage and disease
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Then the whole herd caught the infection.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 9
2  There was a moral infection of clap-trap in him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
3  Semi-starvation and neglected colds had predisposed most of the pupils to receive infection: forty-five out of the eighty girls lay ill at one time.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
4  Another nature seemed to have been lent him: the infection of the excitement and youth about him entered into and transformed his moody mistrustfulness.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
5  I will not have this room shunned as if it were infected, at the pleasure of a child.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
6  I have infected everything I touched.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
7  Shame at their spiritual nakedness crushed her and infected him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 11
8  Alexey Alexandrovitch had begun to speak boldly, but as he realized plainly what he was speaking of, the dismay she was feeling infected him too.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 29
9  His awkwardness infected the pretty sister-in-law too.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 26
10  Levin looked round at her, and was struck by the joyful radiance on her face, and unconsciously her feeling infected him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 6
11  The spark of joy kindled in Kitty seemed to have infected everyone in the church.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 6
12  Even the servants were infected by the general gaiety.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
13  The cheerful mood of their officers after the inspection infected the soldiers.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
14  The horse's terror infected the men.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVI
15  Thanks to her activity and energy, which infected her fellow travelers, they approached Yaroslavl by the end of the second week.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
Example Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
16  The infection did not respond to the drugs.
17  There has been significant progress in in understanding the HIV infection.
18  The urethra was the primary site of infection.
19  We are trying to trace the source of infection.
20  The Chinese respondents were quite well informed the three main routes of infection: unprotected sex, dirty needles, and mother-to-child transmission.
21  This kind of infection must generalize throughout the immune system.
22  Regular washing with antiseptic is often enough to heal a skin infection.
23  She moved with her mother and her older brother David to Miami Beach, where the climate would help David recuperate from a kidney infection.
24  "Well, do exactly what the doctor says. A cousin of mine ended up losing the sight of an eye over an infection like that." "Thanks very much! You are a proper Job's comforter, aren't you? "
25  Adult tapeworm infection is the infection of the digestive tract by parasitic flatworms.
26  One of the boys in the class had a fever and he soon infected other children.
27  An infected person can pass the virus to others.
28  If the plant has been infected you will see dark protuberances along the stems.
29  The disease spreads by sexual contact between infected animals.
30  As many as ten-million children will have been infected with the virus by the end of the decade.