Definition of all-pervading in English:


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(also all-pervasive)


Occurring or having an effect through or into every part of something: the all-pervading excitement
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  • His numerous prints betray the all-pervading influence of Durer.
  • What at first was no more than a dim anticipation of approaching catastrophes developed, after 1914, into an all-pervading obsession.
  • The sun was the all-pervading force in the affairs of primitive man and the most visible form of cosmic creative energy.

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