Definition of 'consumptive'
Example sentences containing 'consumptive'
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She had cast herself as a movie consumptive, and would not be dissuaded from the role by mere medical opinion. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)And she was lying there like a Victorian consumptive in her nightgown, stained red, staring at me glassily. THE EXECUTION (2001)No such luck, because who would fall for a consumptive -- a catching disease as rabid as any known? THE OPEN DOOR (2001)
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Used Occasionally. consumptive is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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