Synonyms for (noun) consumptive

Synonyms: consumptive, tubercular, lunger

Definition: a person with pulmonary tuberculosis

Similar words: sick person, diseased person, sufferer

Definition: a person suffering from an illness

Synonyms for (adjective) consumptive

Synonyms: consumptive

Definition: tending to consume or use often wastefully

Usage: water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses; duties consumptive of time and energy; consumptive fires

Similar words: exploitative, exploitatory, exploitive

Definition: tending to exploit or make use of


Synonyms: consumptive

Definition: afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis

Usage: a consumptive patient; a consumptive cough

Similar words: sick, ill

Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering