Diffuse vs Copious - What's the difference?
Diffuse is a synonym of copious.
As a verb diffuse
As an adjective copious is
great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale.
(etyl), from (etyl) diffusus, past participle of
To spread over or through as in air, water, or other matter, especially by fluid motion or passive means.
To be spread over or through as in air, water, or other matter, especially by fluid motion or passive means.
- We find this knowledge diffused among all civilized nations.
- Food coloring diffuses in water.
- The riot diffused quite suddenly.
Everywhere or throughout everything; not focused or concentrated.
- Such a diffuse effort is unlikely to produce good results.
Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale.
* 1748 . David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. § 18.
Having an abundant supply.
Full of thought, information, or matter; exuberant in words, expression, or style.
- These loose hints I have thrown together, in order to excite the curiosity of philosophers, and beget a suspicion at least, if not a full persuasion, that this subject is very copious ,