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

Definition of consumptive

  1. 1 :  tending to consume

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or affected with consumption

con·sump·tive·ly adverb


1647

First Known Use of consumptive

1647


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consumptive

noun con·sump·tive

Simple Definition of consumptive

  • : a person who has tuberculosis

Full Definition of consumptive

  1. :  a person affected with consumption

1666

First Known Use of consumptive

1666


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