Contaminated vs Diseased - What's the difference?

contaminated | diseased |


As adjectives the difference between contaminated and diseased

is that contaminated is adulterated; impure while diseased is affected with or suffering from disease.

As a verb contaminated

is (contaminate).

contaminated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (contaminate)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • adulterated; impure
  • Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "contaminated" is often applied: food, meat, fish, milk, water, groundwater, land, soil, sediment, site, property, air, product, material.

    diseased

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Affected with or suffering from disease.
  • Synonyms

    * See also