As verbs the difference between profuse and suffuse
is that profuse
is (obsolete) to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander while suffuse
is to spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.
As an adjective profuse
is in great quantity or abundance.
In great quantity or abundance.
- She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.
- profuse''' hospitality; '''profuse''' apologies; '''profuse expenditure
- a green, shady bank, profuse of flowers
(obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
To spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.
(figuratively) To spread through or over in the manner of a liquid.
- The entire room was suffused with a golden light.
- The warmth suffused his cold fingers.
The verb is often used in the passive voice.