verb (used with object), imbued, imbuing.
to impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions, etc.:
The new political leader was imbued with the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
to saturate or impregnate with moisture, color, etc.
verb -bues, -buing, -bued (transitive) usually foll by with
to instil or inspire (with ideals, principles, etc): his sermons were imbued with the spirit of the Reformation
(rare) to soak, esp with moisture, dye, etc
early 15c., “to keep wet; to soak, saturate;” also figuratively “to cause to absorb” (feelings, opinions, etc.), from Latin imbuere “moisten,” of uncertain origin, perhaps from the same root as imbrication. Cf. also Old French embu, past participle of emboivre, from Latin imbibere “drink in, soak in” (see imbibe), which might have influenced the English word. Related: Imbued; imbuing.
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in my conceited dogmatic opinion
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noun, plural IMs, IM’s 1. . 2. . verb (used without object), IM’d or IMed, IM’ing or IMing. 3. . abbreviation 1. Isle of Man abbreviation 1. (computing) instant messaging 2. Also i.m.. intramuscular 3. (chess) International Master IM abbr. internal medicine intermodulation distortion intermodulation distortion 1. immediately (shortwave transmission) 2. immunoassay 3. instant message […]