Synonyms for diffuse

Grammar : Adj
Spell : verb dih-fyooz; adjective dih-fyoos
Phonetic Transcription : verb dɪˈfyuz; adjective dɪˈfyus

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Définition of diffuse

Origin :
  • 1520s (transitive), 1650s (intransitive), from Latin diffusus, past participle of diffundere "to pour out or away" (see diffusion). Related: Diffused; diffusing.
  • adj spread out
  • adj wordy
Example sentences :
  • Flora, who had seemed enchanting in all she said and thought, was diffuse and silly.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Knowledge is not necessarily light; and it is light, not knowledge, that we have to diffuse.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • They diffuse what is known and forget what remains to be known.
  • Extract from : « Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle » by H. N. Brailsford
  • The message was explicit, and, in the point of affection, diffuse.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • A soft glow seemed to diffuse from the man's clothing and body.
  • Extract from : « The Whispering Spheres » by Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • One of the complaints often made against Euclid is that he is ‘diffuse’.
  • Extract from : « The Legacy of Greece » by Various
  • This is the religion, to diffuse which, strenuous efforts are now making in this country.
  • Extract from : « Fox's Book of Martyrs » by John Foxe
  • And the diffuse fury in him coalesced and burst into novalike flame.
  • Extract from : « Alarm Clock » by Everett B. Cole
  • Thus the awareness, as diffuse as it still was, of time got reinforced.
  • Extract from : « The Civilization of Illiteracy » by Mihai Nadin
  • About this time there was also a disposition to diffuse education.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation » by Charles Roger

Antonyms for diffuse

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