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Definition of the adjective All-Consuming

What does All-Consuming mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. That consumes everything; that uses everything up.
  2. Totally engrossing, using up all of one's time and energy.

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Google previewMystics Dictionary of Spirit Language LPE

by Ken Ludden

prior obstacle or barrier that has been reduced to dust, apparently freeing one, until change occurs that turns that broken down barrier into an absolute, all-consuming entrapment of barrier; 2) elements of life that, when change is ...

Google previewDictionary of Combining Forms (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

all-American / all-around / all-British / all-Canadian / all-clear / all-consuming / all- embracing / allencompassing / all-important / all-inclusive / all-night / all-nighter / all-out / all-over / all-party / allpervading / all-powerful / all-purpose / all-round ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

ALL-CONSUMING, adj. [from all and coo- □r.l That which consumes every thing. — 6y age unbrokc — but all-consuming care DeSroys perhaps the ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language ... (1839)

by Samuel Johnson

All-consuming, aul-con-su'ming, adj. (see All and Consume), that which consumes every thing. All-devouring, aul-de-vour'ing, adj. (see All and Devour), that which eats up every thing. Four), a low game at cards played by two ; so named from ...

Google previewMystic Mini Dictionary of Spirit Language

by Ken Ludden

societal circumstances that agitate the combination of change with prior barriers that have been reduced to apparently freeing one, turning it into an absolute, all-consuming entrapment of barrier; 2) that which takes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

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* ALL-CONSUMING. adj. [from all and con/*, That which consumes every thing.— y age unbroke-but all-consuming care Destroys Destroys perhaps the ...

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Royalty has always been an unconscious but all-consuming goal of the European immigrant. (Vine Deloria, Jr.)
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