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1. consumption

noun. ['kənˈsʌmpʃən, kənˈsʌmʃən'] the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).

Synonyms

  • activity
  • swallow
  • bodily function
  • drinking
  • feeding
  • bodily process
  • eating
  • imbibition
  • ingestion
  • body process
  • deglutition
  • intake
  • uptake
  • drink
  • suction
  • sucking
  • suck

Antonyms

  • source
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

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Rhymes with Conspicuous Consumption

  • resumption

Sentences with conspicuous-consumption


1. Noun Phrase
Cuba is not a rich country, and conspicuous consumption tempts fate.

2. Noun Phrase
Materialism often finds expression as conspicuous consumption.

3. Noun Phrase
In any case, edible gold leaf would seem to be the height of conspicuous consumption.

4. Noun Phrase
Another study published earlier this summer linked this kind of conspicuous consumption with aggression.

2. conspicuous

adjective. ['kənˈspɪkjuːəs'] obvious to the eye or mind.

Synonyms

  • attention-getting
  • marked
  • large
  • crying
  • glaring
  • egregious
  • outstanding
  • conspicuousness
  • eye-catching
  • salient
  • rank
  • spectacular
  • big
  • indiscreet
  • prominent
  • gross
  • bold
  • flagrant
  • striking
  • in evidence

Antonyms

  • inconspicuousness
  • inconspicuous
  • faceless
  • unappealing

Etymology

  • conspicuus (Latin)
  • conspicere (Latin)

3. consumption

noun. ['kənˈsʌmpʃən, kənˈsʌmʃən'] involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body.

Synonyms

  • wasting disease
  • phthisis
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
  • TB
  • T.B.
  • white plague

Antonyms

  • disbelieve
  • dishonor
  • bottlefeed
  • starve

4. conspicuous

adjective. ['kənˈspɪkjuːəs'] without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious.

Synonyms

  • blatant
  • unconcealed

Antonyms

  • unmarked
  • unnoticeable
  • small

Etymology

  • conspicuus (Latin)
  • conspicere (Latin)

5. consumption

noun. ['kənˈsʌmpʃən, kənˈsʌmʃən'] the act of consuming something.

Synonyms

  • burnup
  • depletion
  • expenditure

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

6. consumption

noun. ['kənˈsʌmpʃən, kənˈsʌmʃən'] (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing.

Synonyms

  • demand
  • use
  • use of goods and services
  • usance
  • economic consumption

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
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