suffused, saturated, penetrated, or filled with something (sometimes used in combination): As a precaution, deputies evacuated six houses surrounding the odor-permeated area.Now thick smoke from fires in three neighboring states is clotting our already permeated sky.
the simple past tense and past participle of permeate.
- un·per·me·at·ed, adjective
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How to use permeated in a sentence
The uncertainty that permeates election years really seemed to take a toll on our election draft picks, as Libby noted in this week’s special election night podcast.
The Echo’s speakers therefore, presumably produce sound that better permeates through a room.Here’s what Google’s new Nest Audio speakers are like | jonathanvanian2015 | October 5, 2020 | Fortune
Sometimes people will just glue the top of their mats, but the glue might be able to permeate through the hole area.
Posts disseminating misinformation, conspiracy theories, and attempts to suppress voters have permeated services like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.Obama: Social media is isolating and dividing Americans | Danielle Abril | October 1, 2020 | Fortune
In fact, ethnic minorities are erased from national stories, and the discrimination these groups face is staunchly ignored even as it permeates every aspect of their — our — existence in the state, even by those who ought to know better.
Each book has gripping scenes on the fear that permeated Argentina in those years.
That was not a feeling that permeated most of the rest of my childhood experience.
That warm intimacy permeated her announcement that she was leaving Today in 2006, the perfect mixture of frank and heartfelt.From David Letterman to Oprah, the Best TV Goodbye Announcements (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | April 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The original series was as permeated through and through by Sagan, not just on the air, but off as well.The New 'Cosmos' Reboot Marks a Promising New Era for Science | Lawrence M. Krauss | March 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even though colors have now permeated her works, it still has a lot to do with depth and form.In ‘Lost at Sea’ Exhibition, Celia Gerard’s Sculpture Turns to Drawing | Justin Jones | January 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And yet he heard songs that sounded like a caress and his whole being was permeated by a sense of delicious freshness.Honey-Bee | Anatole France
The whole daring passion of the Orient that costumed her seemed to have permeated every fiber of her small being.Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The sparkle in her eyes seemed to have permeated her voice as well.The Opened Shutters | Clara Louise Burnham
It was almost unbelievable to herself that her life could be permeated by a thing Edith knew nothing about.Fidelity | Susan Glaspell
In a few moments a fire was burning brightly, water was boiling, pots were steaming, the odor of venison permeated the cool air.The Man of the Forest | Zane Grey