Definition of pervasiveness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pəˈveɪsɪvnəs//
; NAmE NAmE//pərˈveɪsɪvnəs//
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the quality of existing in all parts of a place or thing; the process of spreading gradually to affect all parts of a place or thing The pervasiveness of gun violence in their neighbourhood inspired them to film the documentary.