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diffusive

dif·fu·sive

diffusive

pronunciation:
dih fyu sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: marked by diffusion.
derivations: diffusively (adv.), diffusiveness (n.)
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The word diffusive contains the following parts:
dif- Latin prefix that means not, apart, reverse, negate
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The prefix dif- is an assimilated form of the prefix dis-, used before roots beginning with "f", such as "fid" and "fer." See dis-.
fus Latin root that means to pour