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See definition of diffusive on Dictionary.com
  • as inlong
  • as incirculating
  • as incentrifugal
  • as inlong-drawn-out
  • as indiffuse

synonyms for diffusive

  • late
  • lengthy
  • protracted
  • slow
  • delayed
  • diffuse
  • dragging
  • lingering
  • prolonged
  • sustained
  • boundless
  • dilatory
  • drawn-out
  • for ages
  • forever and a day
  • limitless
  • long-drawn-out
  • long-winded
  • overlong
  • prolix
  • tardy
  • unending
  • verbose
  • without end
  • wordy
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antonyms for diffusive

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  • on time
  • abbreviated
  • abridged
  • ephemeral
  • evanescent
  • fleeting
  • short
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    How to use diffusive in a sentence

    The other primary filtering method, called diffusion, is where “the really small particles slow down and enter this diffusive zone where they fuse to the fiber,” she says.
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    That diffusive spread, Ross says, suggests that moving groundwater is triggering the swarm.
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    One of the maxims of the old Greek philosophers was that good is diffusive of itself.
    OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
    And the very atmosphere of such bliss is diffusive; it seemed as if all the living creatures around understood.
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    For while the cause of the Gordians was embraced with such diffusive ardor, the Gordians themselves were no more.
    THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
    As far as it may consist of internal collections, a more diffusive knowledge of the circumstances of the State may be necessary.
    THE FEDERALIST PAPERSALEXANDER HAMILTON, JOHN JAY, AND JAMES MADISON
    The same United Secession journal openly anticipates another and more diffusive result from this great movement; viz.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE -- VOLUME 55, NO. 340, FEBRUARY, 1844VARIOUS
    But such outbreaks of bubo-plague or of typhus fever have been local, sporadic, or non-diffusive.
    A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN (VOLUME I OF II)CHARLES CREIGHTON
    In his old age he was not a man to be taken very seriously, being diffusive, vague and vain.
    RECOLLECTIONS OF MY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTHGEORGE BRANDES
    Its desires to do good are diffusive as the sun light—it is not confined to country—nation or caste.
    SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
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    WORDS RELATED TO DIFFUSIVE

    • deviating
    • diffusive
    • divergent
    • diverging
    • eccentric
    • efferent
    • outward
    • radial
    • spiral
    • spreading
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