made pregnant: An impregnated chamois antelope bears a single kid after 170 days of gestation.
fertilized: The impregnated egg then travels along the fallopian tubes to the uterus, where it attaches to the uterine wall.
infused or permeated with some substance, quality, element, etc.; saturated (also used in combination): To protect your engine against very dusty conditions, soak the air filter in the fluid, then squeeze the excess fluid from the impregnated filter.I had to get out of that panic-stricken, hate-impregnated atmosphere.
the simple past tense and past participle of impregnate.
- non·im·preg·nat·ed, adjective
- self-im·preg·nat·ed, adjective
- un·im·preg·nat·ed, adjective
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How to use impregnated in a sentence
I wish that there was space and the will to take these single-serving-use male cows and keep them alive after they’ve impregnated female cows and served their purpose.Artisanal American Cheese Was Finally on Top of the World, and Then the World Fell Apart | Jaya Saxena | October 5, 2020 | Eater
Question 9: If the female captive was impregnated by her owner, can he then sell her?
Despite the fact that they have been monkeying around for six months now, no female baboons have been impregnated.Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017 | Samantha Allen | September 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday night, the Thai military raided the IVF clinic where Chanbua was impregnated with Gammy and his twin.
At age 17, Schaeffer impregnated a young woman visiting the community.
The mystery of Mary visited by the Angel Gabriel, and told that she would be impregnated by none other than the Spirit of God.The True Gifts of Christmas Are Life, Love, and the Mystery of God | Joshua DuBois | December 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The currency evidently became impregnated with the odor of the cigars.
More fiery than ever, she enfolded him in her arms, so that he was impregnated with a flame which he feebly resisted.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
At this period the alchemist is represented by his descendant as a Puritan impregnated with the secret doctrine of Robert Fludd.Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
Between this and the village of the Pawnees we crossed two strongly impregnated salines.The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume II (of 3) | Elliott Coues
They appeared to be impregnated with copper, and were more than 33 above blood heat.The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume II (of 3) | Elliott Coues