CONSUMPTION MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Consumption Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.; decay; destruction.
  2. (n.) A progressive wasting away of the body; esp., that form of wasting, attendant upon pulmonary phthisis and associated with cough, spitting of blood, hectic fever, etc.; pulmonary phthisis; -- called also pulmonary consumption.
  3. (n.) The state or process of being consumed, wasted, or diminished; waste; diminution; loss; decay.


Synonyms:
Expenditure, Ingestion, Intake, Phthisis, Uptake, Usance, Use, White plague,

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