Definition of non-contagious in English:



  • (of a disease) not spread by contact.

    • ‘The non-contagious disease affects horses and humans and can be fatal to the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.’
    • ‘Zhejiang is now the fourth province in China to have officially opened the door to non-contagious Hepatitis B carriers.’
    • ‘Faye Stuart died in hospital five days after she was struck down by pneumococcal meningitis, a rare and non-contagious form of the disease.’
    • ‘The manual contains vital information on non-contagious diseases, first aid methods, and diet charts for women, young girls and newborns.’
    • ‘If non-contagious illnesses were seen as having similarly broad consequences, the debate over guaranteed health care would long ago have ended in favor of providing it.’