Definitions of consumptive:
- noun: a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
- adjective: tending to consume or use often wastefully
Example: "Water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"
- adjective: afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis
Example: "A consumptive patient"
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