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Definitions of consumptive

  1. afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis; "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a person with pulmonary tuberculosis Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. tending to consume or use often wastefully; "water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"; "duties consumptive of time and energy"; "consumptive fires" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Of or pertaining to consumption; having the quality of consuming, or dissipating; destructive; wasting. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Affected with, or inclined to, consumption. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. One affected with consumption; as, a resort for consumptives. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Pertaining to, inclined to, or afflicted with, pulmonary tuberculosis. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. One afflicted with pulmonary tuberculosis. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Relating to, or a sufferer from, consumption. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  10. Having the quality of wasting away: inclined to the disease consumption. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. CONSUMPTIVELY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Inclined to consumption. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Tending to, causing, or affected with consumption. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A person affected by phthisis. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Consumptiveness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Destructive; wasting; disposed to or affected with consumption. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Wasting; exhausting; affected with disease of the lungs. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Phthisicus Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  19. Tending to consume; tending to, affected with, consumption, whence consumptively adv., consumptiveness n.; (n.) c. patient. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  20. Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with consumption, especially pulmonary consumption; as a n., an individual having that disease. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  21. Destructive, wasting, exhausting; diseased with a consumption. Complete Dictionary
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