Adjective "Infused" definition and examples

(Infused may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɪnˈfjuːz/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Fill; pervade.
  1. 'Even sexuality is infused with this sense, as recent reports about fears of sex during pregnancy suggest.'
  2. 'This may be due to the fact that the western mind has been infused with a strong sense of individuality, whereas the eastern philosophies, and the language as well, tend to be more collective.'
  3. 'The film is infused with a sense of gentle wonder - ominous at times, but never scary (there is absolutely no violence in this flick).'
  4. 'The clichés of bad boy attitudes, guns and gangs are infused with a sense of these young people as the victims of a society that fails to value their spirit and potential.'
  5. 'And for those with ghoulish brains wired for conspiracy-theory logic, there are some intriguing lyrical turns of phrase throughout a record that's infused with the spirit of the Big Apple.'
  6. 'And eventually the scriptures filled his very soul and his being was infused with the Grace of God, and he was ready for the final test.'
  7. 'There is no negotiating with them because they are infused with resentment and hatred.'
  8. 'The phrases are again infused with the charged context of the mother/daughter relationship.'
  9. 'While they can be visually striking and often emotionally engaging, they are also infused with a deep sense of pessimism.'
  10. 'Documentaries essentially arise out of a desire to communicate and publicise issues that are of local, national or worldwide concern and are usually infused with the passion of the film-makers.'
  11. 'he did his best to infuse good humour into his voice'
  12. 'While the show's technical advisor, Kam Yuen, did well to infuse a certain amount of authenticity, there's only so much that can be done on a TV-sized budget.'
  13. 'You continue infusing energy and romance in long-standing relationships.'
  14. 'They are superb for dotting through lower planting to infuse a bit of spatial drama.'
  15. 'As a result, the Canadian government infused massive amounts of public money into the biotechnology industry.'
  16. 'Additionally, the high concentration of buffers resulted in less than expected volumes being infused to maintain pH of the fermentors.'
  17. 'My daily aim was to try to infuse a bit of God's holy light into the dense materialistic atmosphere.'
  18. 'Poems of sex and relationships and parenting and the imagination and work and death infuse this volume with the variety of a delicatessen.'
  19. 'A spurt of energy will see you infusing a current of force in professional projects today.'
  20. 'This is another consideration that infuses the amount that I will fix for retroactive child support.'
  21. 'You infuse a positive energy and a special quality in whatever you do today.'
Soak (tea, herbs, etc.) in liquid to extract the flavour or healing properties.
  1. 'Instead of passionfruit flavouring, you could infuse the cream with either a fresh vanilla pod or some star anise pods.'
  2. 'You can make thyme tea by infusing a few sprigs of the herb in hot water, or use a proprietary brand herbal tea bag (available from health food stores and supermarkets).'
  3. 'My lamb was sitting on a bed of potatoes and a rich gravy infused with the flavour of several sprigs of rosemary.'
  4. 'One of the most popular, because it is visually striking, is made with Blavod Black Vodka, a brand infused with an herb that gives it a dark color.'
  5. 'Sage and chamomile mouthwash, created by infusing equal amounts of the two herbs in water, may be helpful when used four to six times a day.'
  6. 'A white vinegar is typically used as the base and is infused with herbs such as thyme, rosemary, garlic or basil.'
  7. 'It's got pointy leaves, a papery texture, and tastes like mint infused with a good bite of white pepper, along with lemon and cilantro.'
  8. 'It had been macerated and marinated for three days in a mixture of herbs and spices which infused its flesh.'
  9. 'To make your chamomile tea, unless otherwise directed on the packet, brew as you would conventional tea, infusing herbal tea bags for three minutes or steeping the dried or fresh herbs in a teapot.'
  10. 'Most of us know that dried chamomile flowers infused to make a tea, calm, soothe and help you sleep.'
  11. 'allow the mixture to infuse for 15 minutes'
  12. 'Then turn off the heat, leave the syrup mixture to infuse for a further five minutes or so, then strain it through a sieve and leave to cool.'
  13. 'The candied orange and lemon peel infused a pleasantly marmalade-like flavour to counteract the sweetness of this light, eggy, cakey, sweet bread.'
  14. 'In a saucepan over low heat, warm the simple syrup with the saffron and infuse for 15 minutes.'
  15. 'This baked cheesecake is best made a day in advance so that the flavour of the vanilla infuses into the cake.'
  16. 'Remove from heat and add thyme; infuse for 15 minutes.'
  17. 'Remove pan from heat and let infuse for 30 minutes.'
  18. 'Cover and refrigerate overnight to let the flavours infuse.'
  19. 'Bring the broth up to the boil and simmer for about 15 minutes… very gently let the flavours infuse.'
  20. 'Let the soup simmer for 40-50 minutes, until the flavours have infused.'
  21. 'Bring the cream to a boil in a small saucepan, and put the rosemary in to infuse for 15 minutes, off the heat, uncovered.'
Allow (a liquid) to flow into a vein or tissue.
  1. 'Fosphenytoin may be infused into scalp veins of neonates or infants.'
  2. 'In the first step, two drugs - isoproterenol and epinephrine - are infused into fat tissue to help break it down, a process called lipolysis.'
  3. 'Then normal bone marrow cells, donated from a close relative or carefully removed from the person's own bone marrow, are infused into the bloodstream with a drip.'

More definitions

1. to introduce, as if by pouring; cause to penetrate; instill (usually followed by into): The energetic new principal infused new life into the school.

2. to imbue or inspire (usually followed by with): The new coach infused the team with enthusiasm.

3. to steep or soak (leaves, bark, roots, etc.) in a liquid so as to extract the soluble properties or ingredients.

4. Obsolete. to pour in. verb (used without object), infused, infusing. 5

More examples(as adjective)

"blues can be infused."

"volumes can be infused."

"solutions can be infused."

"scs can be infused."

"rats can be infused."

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Origin

(infuse)Late Middle English: from Latin infus- ‘poured in’, from the verb infundere, from in- ‘into’ + fundere ‘pour’.