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consumptive- Definition:con·sump·tive [k?n súmptiv] adjective  1.  engaged in or causing consumption: engaged in, causing, or encouraging the consumption of food, materials, or goods, especially in a wasteful or destructive way  2.  affected by tuberculosis: affected by a wasting disease, especially tuberculosis of the lungs, or connected with such a disease (dated)    noun (plural con·sump·tives)   somebody with tuberculosis: somebody affected by a wasting disease, particularly tuberculosis of the lungs (dated)  a chronic consumptive     [Mid-17th century. < medieval Latin consumptivus < Latin consumere (see consume)]   -con·sump·tive·ly, adverb -con·sump·tive·ness, noun

consumptive- Definition:

con·sump·tive [k?n súmptiv] adjective 1. engaged in or causing consumption: engaged in, causing, or encouraging the consumption of food, materials, or goods, especially in a wasteful or destructive way 2. affected by tuberculosis: affected by a wasting disease, especially tuberculosis of the lungs, or connected with such a disease (dated) noun (plural con·sump·tives) somebody with tuberculosis: somebody affected by a wasting disease, particularly tuberculosis of the lungs (dated) a chronic consumptive [Mid-17th century. < medieval Latin consumptivus < Latin consumere (see consume)] -con·sump·tive·ly, adverb -con·sump·tive·ness, noun

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