Definition of 'all-pervading'
Example sentences containing 'all-pervading'
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The cloud and the damp were all-pervading and our two friends watched us from the shelter of a doorway. HIGH STANDYou and he were so close about the project; it was an all-pervading obsession of his. THE GWEN JOHN SCULPTUREThe trees hung heavy with moisture, no breath of air, everything very still except for the all-pervading sound of water falling. HIGH STAND
Trends of 'all-pervading'
Used Rarely. all-pervading is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of all-pervading from the Collins English Dictionary
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