Diffusiveness Dif*fu"sive*ness, n. The quality or state of being diffusive or diffuse; extensiveness; expansion; dispersion. Especially of style: Diffuseness; want of conciseness; prolixity. [1913 Webster]

The fault that I find with a modern legend, it its diffusiveness. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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