verb (used with object), dif·fused, dif·fusing.
verb (used without object), dif·fused, dif·fusing.
Origin of diffuse
Can be confuseddefuse diffuse
Examples from the Web for diffusely
This assumption Locke combats rather too diffusely, according to our notions.
Is memory made apt and extensive or narrow and diffusely irrelevant?Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
"Let me have the pleasure of telling it you my way," cried she, and told it diffusely, and kept him writhing.White Lies|Charles Reade
He spoke for five and a half hours, much too diffusely, spinning out what he might have said in half the time.The Greville Memoirs (Third Part) Volume I (of II)|Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville
Ill-smelling, resinous shrubs, four to ten feet high; diffusely branched.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons