What does the word contagious mean?

Usage examples for contagious

  1. Fear is very contagious. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  2. Rodolphe allowed himself to be won upon by the contagious good humor of his guests. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. Not knowing too much is a natural gift, and unless a man can make his ignorance contagious- inspire people with the books he dares not read- of course the only thing he can do is to give up and read everything, and belong to Society. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee

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