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permeant

[pur-mee-uh nt] /ˈpɜr mi ənt/
adjective
1.
permeating; pervading.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin permeant- (stem of permeāns), present participle of permeāre to permeate; see -ant
Related forms
unpermeant, adjective
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  • It's a permeant statement to one's self or to the world, regardless if you stand by it for the rest of your life or not.
Word Origin and History for permeant
adj.

1640s, from Latin permeantem (nominative permeans), present participle of permeare "to pass through" (see permeable).

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