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imbue (verb) (used always in the passive) fill.
A person imbued with a desire to serve the physically deformed is filled with the strong desire to serve them just for the sake of serving them. You are imbued with a spirit of patriotism if you are filled with the strong feeling of patriotism. Thus, to be imbued is to be filled with a strong feeling of a great ideal.
- Born and brought up in a family known for its zeal for charity and philanthropy he was imbued right from his boyhood with the spirit of service and charity.
- The religious atmosphere she was brought up in imbued her with deep faith in religion and she spent most of her time on church activities.