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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person with pulmonary tuberculosis adj. - Tending to use often in a wasteful manner adj. - Afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Usage examples (38)
  • We are not all called to emulate his extreme asceticism, but his simplicity does challenge our greedy and consumptive lifestyle.
  • Water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses
  • A consumptive patient
  • One of the finest weblogs has been morphing into a new shape: "consumptive is back. a lot simpler, a lot more blank." for more
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