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Definition of "contaminated" []

  • Made impure by the addition of a harmful or undesirable substance (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of contaminate. (verb)

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  • Adulterated; impure (adjective)

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Use "contaminated" in a sentence
  • "Rabbit food reduced the presence of estrogen in contaminated water by more than 80 percent, said researchers from the University of Cincinnati in the November issue of Environmental Pollution."
  • "Rabbit food reduced the presence of estrogen in contaminated water by more than 80 percent, said researchers from the University of Cincinnati in the November ..."
  • "Water sources remain contaminated, basic services are inaccessible, and homes are severely damaged or destroyed."