Definition of Infection


  • (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure
  • moral corruption or contamination
    "ambitious men are led astray by an infection that is almost unavoidable"
  • the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people
    "a contagion of mirth"
    "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"
  • an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
  • (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease
  • (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
  • the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Infection

  • Scrabble® score of the infection (14)
  • Word Chums® score of the infection (19)
  • Words With Friends® score of the infection (17)

Unscramble infection

143 unscramble word found using the letters infection.

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