cir·​cum·​fuse ˌsər-kəm-ˈfyüz How to pronounce circumfuse (audio)
circumfused; circumfusing
circumfusion noun

Examples of circumfuse in a Sentence

circumfused in darkness, the isolated house seemed the perfect spot for a clandestine meeting

Word History


Latin circumfusus, past participle of circumfundere to pour around, from circum- + fundere to pour — more at found

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of circumfuse was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Circumfuse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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