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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 previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Milt- * ALL-CONSUMING, adj. [from all and cm - fume.] That which consumes every thing. — By age uubroke — but all- consuming care - Pcftrovs Destroys perhaps the strength, that time would spare. Pope.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

All-consuming, adj. That which consumes every thing : By age unbroke — but all- consuming care Destroys perhaps the strength that time would spare. Pope. All- de vourinc,«<//. That which eats up every thing: Secure from flames, from envy's ...

Google previewA Dictionary, English and Armenian (1825)

by Haroutiun Aukerian, John Brand

All-consuming .

Google previewDictionary English and Armenian and Armenian and English. - Venice, Press of the Armenian academy 1821-1825 (1825)

by Paschal Augerean, John Brand


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 ...

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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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