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1consumptive

adjective con·sump·tive \-ˈsəm(p)-tiv\

Definition of CONSUMPTIVE

1
:  tending to consume
2
:  of, relating to, or affected with consumption
con·sump·tive·ly adverb

First Known Use of CONSUMPTIVE

1647

2consumptive

noun

: a person who has tuberculosis

Full Definition of CONSUMPTIVE

:  a person affected with consumption

First Known Use of CONSUMPTIVE

1666

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