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From Old French consumpcion, from Latin consumptio.
- IPA(key): /k?n?s?mp.??n/
consumption (usually uncountable, plural consumptions)
- The act of eating, drinking or using.
- The consumption of snails as food is more common in France than in England.
- The amount consumed.
- gross national consumption
- The act of consuming or destroying.
- (pathology) The wasting away of the human body through disease.
- (pathology, dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis and other diseases that cause wasting away, lung infection, etc.
- autoconsumption, self-consumption
- conspicuous consumption
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From Latin c?nsumm?tus, past participle of c?nsumm?re (“to sum up, finish, complete”), from com- (“together”) + summa (“the sum”) (see sum, summation).
- (UK) enPR: k?n's?m?t, k?n'syo?om?t, k?ns?m'?t, IPA(key): /?k?ns?m?t/, /?k?nsj?m?t/, /k?n?s?m?t/
- (US) enPR: k?n's?m?t, k?ns?m'?t, IPA(key): /?k?ns?m?t/, /k?n?s?m?t/
- (UK) enPR: k?n's?m?t, k?n'syo?om?t, IPA(key): /?k?ns?me?t/, /?k?nsj?me?t/
- (US) enPR: k?n's?m?t, IPA(key): /?k?ns?me?t/
consummate (comparative more consummate, superlative most consummate)
- Complete in every detail, perfect, absolute.
- Synonyms: absolute, complete, perfect, sheer, total, utter; see also Thesaurus:total
- 1859, George Meredith, The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Chapter 5:
- A sweeping and consummate vengeance for the indignity alone should satisfy him.
- 1880, Georges Bernard Shaw, The Irrational Knot, Chapter VII,
- […] Marmaduke, who had the consummate impudence to reply that […]
- 1900, Guy Wetmore Carryl, "The Singular Sangfroid of Baby Bunting",
- Belinda Bellonia Bunting//Behaved like a consummate loon
- Highly skilled and experienced; fully qualified.
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:skilled
- 1910, Lionel Giles (translator), The Art of War, Section IV (originally by Sun Tzu)
- The consummate leader cultivates the moral law, […] ; thus it is in his power to control success.
consummate (third-person singular simple present consummates, present participle consummating, simple past and past participle consummated)
- (transitive) To bring (a task, project, goal etc.) to completion; to accomplish.
- Synonyms: complete, finish, round off; see also Thesaurus:end
- (transitive) To make perfect, achieve, give the finishing touch.
- Synonyms: complete, perfect, top off
- (transitive) To make (a marriage) complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse.
- (intransitive) To become perfected, receive the finishing touch.
- Synonyms: come to a head, mature, ripe
- consummate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- consummate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- second-person plural present active imperative of c?nsumm?
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