Involved vs Imbued - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between involved and imbued
is that involved
) while imbued
As an adjective involved
* 1915 ,
- He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
- Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
- He was involved in the project for three years.
- He got involved in a bar fight.
Having an affair with someone.
- When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
- The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.
(transitive): To wet or stain an object completely with some physical quality.
In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.
- The shirt was imbued with his scent.
- The entire text is imbued with the sense of melancholy and hopelessness.
* Imbue takes meaning from the word imbibe, which means "to absorb or to be filled with".