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con·sum·ing

 (kən-so͞o′mĭng)
adj.
Ardent or deeply felt: a consuming interest; consuming passion.

con•sum•ing

(kənˈsu mɪŋ)

adj.
strongly and urgently felt: a consuming need.
con•sum′ing•ly, adv.
[1820–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consuming - very intense; "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"

consuming

adjective overwhelming, gripping, absorbing, compelling, devouring, engrossing, immoderate He has developed a consuming passion for chess.

consuming

adjective
Catching and holding the full attention:
Translations

consuming

[kənˈsjuːmɪŋ] ADJarrollador, apasionado; [passion] → dominante, avasallador

consuming

[kənˈsjuːmɪŋ] adj [passion, interest] → dévorant(e)

consuming

adj ambition, interestglühend, brennend; desire, passion alsoverzehrend (geh)

consuming

[kənˈsjuːmɪŋ] adj (passion, desire) → struggente
References in classic literature ?
Of course, this overproduction he mentions was the profits of the capitalist system over and beyond the consuming power of the capitalists.
After listening to him for an hour, while he painted in vivid colours the extreme danger of fire consuming the house, the Hard Man to Deal With said:
How could that army- which had found abundant supplies in Moscow and had trampled them underfoot instead of keeping them, and on arriving at Smolensk had looted provisions instead of storing them- how could that army recuperate in Kaluga province, which was inhabited by Russians such as those who lived in Moscow, and where fire had the same property of consuming what was set ablaze?
He assured her the child was consuming at that moment in the next room.
He looked like a man cut away from the stake, when the fire has overrunningly wasted all the limbs without consuming them, or taking away one particle from their compacted aged robustness.
Nearly one quarter said spirits left them tearful compared with 17 percent attributing the same feeling after consuming red wine.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Consuming at least three servings of low-fat dairy a day is associated with a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease compared to consuming less than one serving a day, according to a large study.
We found that children who are consuming non-cow's milk like rice, almond and soy milk tended to be a little bit shorter than children who consumed cow's milk,' said Dr.
had been having sex outside marriage and consuming drugs before the woman stalled drug enforcement officers while her boyfriend tossed out the drugs from an open window in December.
Dubai: A female college student has been jailed for four years for possessing and consuming drugs in a flat in Al Warqa'a, where two of her friends died of a heroin overdose.
Researchers found that the non-HDL cholesterol concentration was significantly lower in statin users than in nonusers, but those who consumed more than 16 grams of daily whole grains scored 11 mg/dL better than those taking statins but not consuming as much whole grain in their diet.
People consuming high levels of sodium had higher rates of heart attacks, heart failures and strokes.