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consumptive

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

Definition of consumptive

  1. 1 :  tending to consume

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

consumptively

adverb

First Known Use of consumptive

1588


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consumptive

noun con·sump·tive

Definition of consumptive

  1. :  a person affected with consumption

First Known Use of consumptive

1666


CONSUMPTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

consumptive

noun

Definition of consumptive for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has tuberculosis


Medical Dictionary

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consumptive

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

Medical Definition of consumptive

  1. :  of, relating to, or affected with consumption a consumptive cough a consumptive child

consumptively

adverb

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consumptive

noun con·sump·tive

Medical Definition of consumptive

  1. :  an individual affected with consumption


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