Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind. See synonyms at noticeable.
infect Hide phonetics
1 to pass a disease to a person, animal or plant:
The ward was full of children infected with TB.
All the tomato plants are infected with a virus.
2 to make someone have the same feeling or emotion as you:
Her optimism seemed to infect all those around her.
3 to pass harmful programs from one computer to another, or within files in the same computer:
A computer virus may lurk unseen in a computer's memory, calling up and infecting each of the machine's data files in turn.
infected Hide phonetics
1 containing bacteria, dirt or other things that can cause disease:
an infected wound/cut
After the operation the wound became infected.
2 An infected computer file contains a computer virus (= a program that can harm computers and their files).
infectious Hide phonetics
1 able to infect:
an infectious disease/patient
2 describes something that has an effect on everyone who is present and makes them want to join in:
an infectious laugh
━━ n., vi. ばか笑い（する）.
━━ n. 〔古〕 〔戯言〕 頭; 頭脳.