Definition of Pervasive:

  1. Widespread, literally or figuratively. For example, agile software development has become pervasive in the technology industry, and a school of thought can be pervasive amongst a group of people.

  2. (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.

Synonyms of Pervasive

Absolute, All-embracing, All-encompassing, All-out, All-pervading, Born, Broad-based, Clean, Clear, Comprehensive, Congenital, Consummate, Deep-dyed, Downright, Dyed-in-the-wool, Egregious, Exhaustive, General, Inescapable, Intensive, Omnibus, Omnipresent, Out-and-out, Outright, Penetrating, Perfect, Permeating, Permeative, Pervading, Plain, Plumb, Prevalent, Pure, Radical, Regular, Sheer, Straight, Suffusing, Suffusive, Sweeping, Thorough, Thoroughgoing, Through-and-through, Total, Ubiquitous, Unconditional, Universal, Unmitigated, Unqualified, Unreserved, Unrestricted, Utter, Veritable, Wholesale, Widespread, Prevalent, Penetrating, Pervading, Permeating, Extensive, Ubiquitous, Omnipresent, Present everywhere, Rife, Widespread, General, Common, Universal, Pandemic, Epidemic, Endemic, Inescapable, Insidious

How to use Pervasive in a sentence?

  1. The use of performance enhancing drugs in Mixed Martial Arts is pervasive , almost every club has a fighter getting busted for it in tests.
  2. The knowledge that health and nutrition are closely linked has become pervasive ; consequently people are eating healthier and enjoying better physical and mental health.
  3. The power of money has become pervasive in todays business world, which can unfortunately contribute to unethical decisions.
  4. Ageism is pervasive and entrenched in our society.

Meaning of Pervasive & Pervasive Definition