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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consumptive, lunger, tubercular(adj)

    a person with pulmonary tuberculosis

    Synonyms:
    tubercular, lunger, consumptive

    Antonyms:
    well, productive, generative

  2. consumptive(adj)

    tending to consume or use often wastefully

    "water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"; "duties consumptive of time and energy"; "consumptive fires"

    Antonyms:
    well, generative, productive

  3. consumptive(adj)

    afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis

    "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough"

    Antonyms:
    generative, well, productive


Translations for consumptive

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • туберкулозен, изтощителенBulgarian
  • kulutus, tuberkuloottinen, tuberkuloosipotilas, kuluttavaFinnish
  • तपेदिक़-संबंधीHindi
  • руйнівний, сухотний, виснажливийUkrainian

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