In spite of its diffuseness and heaviness, Volupt is a delicately profound psychological study.
The temptation to diffuseness and irrelevancy is as embarrassing and dangerous.
He was indulgent to the diffuseness of a suffering soul, and permitted her to pour out freely her most trivial afflictions.
But when poems are paid by the line, bards are pardonable for diffuseness.
The diffuseness of romance is replaced by the methods of the writers of the fabliaux.
There is no waste of power in diffuseness and no employment of unnecessary epithets.
But the best of the book is second-rate, vitiated by diffuseness, imitativeness, and the usual sentimentality.
His writings are all interesting and informing, but in general suffer from his tendency to diffuseness.
The reason is that Thackeray worked by 'diffuseness of style.'
Their besetting sins are diffuseness and the recurrence of stock descriptions and images.
diffuse dif·fuse (dĭ-fyōōs')
Not limited to one tissue or location; widespread. v. dif·fused, dif·fus·ing, dif·fus·es (dĭ-fyōōz')
To spread or to be spread widely, as through a tissue.