Definition of consumption. Meaning of consumption. Synonyms of consumption
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Definition of consumption
ConsumptionConsumption Con*sump"tion (?; 215), n. [L. consumptio: cf. F.
1. The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.;
Every new advance of the price to the consumer is a
new incentive to him to retrench the quality of his
2. The state or process of being consumed, wasted, or
diminished; waste; diminution; loss; decay.
3. (Med.) 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
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