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  • adj.spread out
  • adj.wordy

synonyms for diffuse

  • broadcast
  • circulated
  • diluted
  • dispersed
  • disseminated
  • distributed
  • expanded
  • extended
  • general
  • propagated
  • radiated
  • scattered
  • separated
  • strewn
  • thin
  • catholic
  • prevalent
  • unconcentrated
  • universal
  • widespread
See also synonyms for: diffused / diffusely / diffuseness / diffuses / diffusing / undiffused
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antonyms for diffuse

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  • concentrated
  • condensed
  • abbreviated
  • abridged
  • brief
  • compact
  • compressed
  • confined
  • limited
  • restricted
  • short
  • succinct
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How to use diffuse in a sentence

It’s a simulation designed by a startup called Mursion, which makes “immersive virtual reality training for emotional intelligence in the workplace” to help employees and managers “practice” diffusing, redirecting, and de-escalating office conflicts.
THIS NEW VR SIMULATOR HELPS YOU PREPARE FOR THE MOST AWKWARD OFFICE ENCOUNTERSLEE CLIFFORDNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Red supergiants are surrounded by diffuse clouds of gas and dust that are full of elements that are forged only in stars — and those clouds form before the star explodes.
BETELGEUSE WENT DARK, BUT DIDN’T GO SUPERNOVA. WHAT HAPPENED?LISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It means that bioengineered neurons, inside a brain, need to have a sensitive and powerful enough opsin “door” that responds to light—even when light pulses are diffused by the skull and brain tissue.
SCIENTISTS FOUND A NEW WAY TO CONTROL THE BRAIN WITH LIGHT—NO SURGERY REQUIREDSHELLY FANOCTOBER 13, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
If 67P’s ultraviolet aurora were visible, it would look like a diffuse halo around the comet.
ROSETTA DATA REVEAL AN INVISIBLE ULTRAVIOLET AURORA AROUND COMET 67PMARIA TEMMINGSEPTEMBER 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
We also discovered that methane was diffusing upward from the sediments, fueling bacteria that oxidize methane for energy.
HE FOUND ‘ISLANDS OF FERTILITY’ BENEATH ANTARCTICA’S ICESTEVE NADISJULY 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
When examining the fossilized embryos of both kinds of dinosaurs, the researchers noticed diffuse egg-shaped halos around the skeletons.
FOSSIL DISCOVERIES SUGGEST THE EARLIEST DINOSAURS LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEJUNE 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
During meal-times, a large punkah is employed to diffuse an agreeable degree of coolness through the apartment.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
She herself may be happy in a Solitude, but she might diffuse happiness among a larger circle of her friends.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Zeno declined all worldly honors in order that he might diffuse the doctrines of his master.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The back-pain is a diffuse ache, or it manifests itself on pressure at certain spots along the spine.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO DIFFUSE

  • aim
  • bestow
  • deposit
  • diffuse
  • direct
  • distribute
  • point
  • radiate
  • scatter
  • shed
  • spatter
  • spray
  • spread
  • sprinkle
  • strew
  • train
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