The Collaborative International Dictionary
Diffusive \Dif*fu"sive\, a. [Cf. F. diffusif.]
Having the quality of diffusing; capable of spreading every
way by flowing; spreading widely; widely reaching; copious;
diffuse. ``A plentiful and diffusive perfume.''
a. Of, pertaining to, or caused by diffusion
Usage examples of "diffusive".
The schism of the Donatists was confined to Africa: the more diffusive mischief of the Trinitarian controversy successively penetrated into every part of the Christian world.