Per·me·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Permeated p. pr. & vb. n. Permeating.]
1. To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand.
2. To enter and spread through; to pervade; as, after the first setback, the team became permeated with pessimism.
God was conceived to be diffused throughout the whole world, to permeate and pervade all things. --Cudworth.
adj : occurring throughout; "her poems are permeated with sorrow"