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con·sump·tive

 (kən-sŭmp′tĭv)
adj.
1. Consuming or tending to consume.
2. Of, relating to, or afflicted with consumption.
n.
A person afflicted with consumption.

con·sump′tive·ly adv.

consumptive

(kənˈsʌmptɪv)
adj
1. causing consumption; wasteful; destructive
2. (Pathology) pathol relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs
n
(Pathology) pathol a person who suffers from consumption
conˈsumptively adv
conˈsumptiveness, consumptivity n

con•sump•tive

(kənˈsʌmp tɪv)

adj.
1. tending to consume; destructive; wasteful.
2. pertaining to or of the nature of consumption.
3. disposed to or affected with consumption.
n.
4. Older Use. a person suffering from tuberculosis.
[1375–1425; Middle English < Medieval Latin]
con•sump′tive•ly, adv.
con•sump′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consumptive - a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.consumptive - tending to consume or use often wastefully; "water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"; "duties consumptive of time and energy"; "consumptive fires"
generative, productive - having the ability to produce or originate; "generative power"; "generative forces"
2.consumptive - afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis; "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

consumptive

adjective
Relating to or afflicted with tuberculosis.No longer in scientific use:
phthisic (no longer in scientific use), phthisical (no longer in scientific use), tubercular, tuberculate, tuberculous.
Translations
kuluttavakulutustuberkuloosipotilastuberkuloottinen

consumptive

[kənˈsʌmptɪv] (Med)
A. ADJtísico
B. Ntísico/a m/f

consumptive

[kənˈsʌmptɪv] adj (= tubercular) [person] → tuberculeux/euse

consumptive

(old)
nSchwindsüchtige(r) mf

consumptive

[kənˈsʌmptɪv] adj & n (old) → tisico/a
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