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consumptive

con·sump·tive

consumptive

 
pronunciation:
kn suhmp tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: inclined to consume; wasteful.
definition 2: pertaining to use or consumption.
definition 3: of, relating to, or suffering from tuberculosis of the lungs.
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who suffers from tuberculosis of the lungs.
derivations: consumptively (adv.), consumptiveness (n.)