Definitions for consumptivekənˈsʌmp tɪv
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consumptive, lunger, tubercular(adj)
a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
tending to consume or use often wastefully
"water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"; "duties consumptive of time and energy"; "consumptive fires"
afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis
"a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough"
A person suffering of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Having a tendency to consume.
Of, or relating to consumption.
Relating to pulmonary tuberculosis.
of or pertaining to consumption; having the quality of consuming, or dissipating; destructive; wasting
affected with, or inclined to, consumption
one affected with consumption; as, a resort for consumptives
Origin: [Cf. F. consomptif.]
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