consumptiveadjective, noun [ C ]uk /kənˈsʌmp.tɪv/ us /kənˈsʌmp.tɪv/ old-fashioned
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(Definition of “consumptive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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