Profused vs Profuse - What's the difference?

profused | profuse |


As adjectives the difference between profused and profuse

is that profused is (l), (l), (l) while profuse is in great quantity or abundance.

As verbs the difference between profused and profuse

is that profused is (profuse) while profuse is (obsolete) to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.

profused

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (l), (l), (l)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (profuse)
  • Usage notes

    * Not to be confused with perfused.

    profuse

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In great quantity or abundance.
  • She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.
    profuse''' hospitality; '''profuse''' apologies; '''profuse expenditure
  • * Milton
  • a green, shady bank, profuse of flowers

    Verb

    (profus)
  • (obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
  • (Chapman)
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