Associations to the word «Consumption»


CONSUMPTION, noun. The act of consuming something.
CONSUMPTION, noun. The amount consumed.
CONSUMPTION, noun. (pathology) The wasting-away of the human body through disease.
CONSUMPTION, noun. ​(pathology) (dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis.

Dictionary definition

CONSUMPTION, noun. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).
CONSUMPTION, noun. Involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body.
CONSUMPTION, noun. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily".
CONSUMPTION, noun. The act of consuming something.

Wise words

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