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1. consumptive

adjective. tending to consume or use often wastefully.

Synonyms

  • exploitive
  • exploitative

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • fit
  • propitious

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2. consumptive

adjective. afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Synonyms

  • sick

Antonyms

  • good
  • harmless

3. consumptive

noun. a person with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Synonyms

  • sick person
  • lunger
  • tubercular
  • sufferer

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • sane
  • unalarming
  • pleased

Example sentences of the word consumptive


1. Adjective
Humans are predators and we take satisfaction in the appetitive and consumptive aspects of eating.

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