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Synonyms for contaminationkənˌtæm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contamination, taint(noun)

    the state of being contaminated

    Synonyms:
    taint, pollution, contamination, contaminant

    Antonyms:
    decontamination

  2. contaminant, contamination(noun)

    a substance that contaminates

    Synonyms:
    contamination, taint, contaminant, pollution

    Antonyms:
    decontamination

  3. contamination, pollution(noun)

    the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors

    Synonyms:
    defilement, taint, pollution, contamination, contaminant, befoulment

    Antonyms:
    decontamination

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contamination(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pollution, defilement, taint, stain, infection, impurity, foulness, uncleanness, abomination


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