What does pervasive mean?

Definitions for pervasive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. permeant, permeating, permeative, pervasive(adj)

    spreading or spread throughout

    "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion"

Wiktionary

  1. pervasive(Adjective)

    Manifested throughout; pervading, permeating, penetrating or affecting everything.

    The medication had a pervasive effect on the patient's health.

  2. Origin: From pervasus, from pervado, from per + vado.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pervasive(adj)

    tending to pervade, or having power to spread throughout; of a pervading quality

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pervasive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pervasive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Sadness is pervasive, so focus on joy, focus on happiness.

  2. Frank Herbert, Dune:

    Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.

  3. Glenn Whipp:

    It's like dropping leaflets from the sky, it's hard to imagine, given how pervasive it is, that any Academy member cannot be aware of these movies.

  4. John C. Dvorak:

    In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear.

  5. Joe Kan:

    MUOS is going to bring a lot of capability, it's a very pervasive system, used by all the services - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and other partners.

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