Definition of consumptive

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • consumptive is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 20
  • consumptive is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 20
  • consumptive is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 26

Definition of consumptive


  • a person with pulmonary tuberculosis (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. lunger
    2. tubercular
  • afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a consumptive patient
    2. a consumptive cough
  • tending to consume or use often wastefully (adjective)

    Examples

    1. water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses
    2. duties consumptive of time and energy
    3. consumptive fires

See definition of consumptive in Merriam Webster

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