Definition of consumptive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

consumptive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//kənˈsʌmptɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈsʌmptɪv//
 
(old-fashioned)
 
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connected with a person who suffers from consumption (3) (= a disease of the lungs)

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