English adjective: consumptive
|1.||consumptive tending to consume or use often wastefully|
|Samples||Water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses.|
Duties consumptive of time and energy.
|Similar||exploitative, exploitatory, exploitive|
|2.||consumptive afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis|
|Samples||A consumptive patient.|
A consumptive cough.
English noun: consumptive
|1.||consumptive (person) a person with pulmonary tuberculosis|
|Broader (hypernym)||diseased person, sick person, sufferer|