Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of contagium.

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Examples

  • Sit down, man, before you fall - vitiant artus aegrae contagia mentis, * (* When the mind is ill at ease, the body is somewhat affected.) as Ovid would say if he could see you.

    THE NUMBERS

  • Pelo menos os miudos rebentam de energia, o que nos contagia um bocadinho mas só um bocadinho.

    Névoas de um segundo dia

  • Sit down, man, before you fall - vitiant artus aegrae contagia mentis, * (* When the mind is ill at ease, the body is somewhat affected.) as Ovid would say if he could see you.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • Sit down, man, before you fall - vitiant artus aegrae contagia mentis, * (* When the mind is ill at ease, the body is somewhat affected.) as Ovid would say if he could see you.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • As is well known, viruses are contagia which give rise to a large number of the best known illnesses in man, animals and plants, e.g. smallpox, infantile paralysis, influenza, foot-and-mouth disease, mosaic disease (on tobacco plants), etc.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946 - Presentation Speech

  • The whole human race is affected with scabiem et contagia lucri, (the contagious itch for gain.)

    A Controversy Between "Erskine" and "W. M." on the Practicability of Suppressing Gambling.

  • Professor Virchow, 'in the nineteenth century we have begun little by little really to find _contagia animata_.'

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • But the action of living _contagia_ extends beyond the domain of the surgeon.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • According to them, the _contagia_ of epidemic disease are formed _de novo_ in a putrescent atmosphere.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • Now the very first step towards the extirpation of these _contagia_ is the knowledge of their nature; and the knowledge brought to us by Dr. Koch will render as certain the stamping out of splenic fever as the stoppage of the plague of _pébrine_ by the researches of Pasteur.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

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