consumingly

consuming

[kuhn-soo-ming]
adjective
strongly and urgently felt: a consuming need to be successful.

Origin:
consume + -ing2

consumingly, adverb
consumingness, noun
nonconsuming, adjective
quasi-consuming, adjective
self-consuming, adjective
unconsuming, adjective
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consume (kənˈsjuːm)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to eat or drink
2.  (tr; often passive) to engross or obsess
3.  (tr) to use up; expend: my car consumes little oil
4.  to destroy or be destroyed by burning, decomposition, etc: fire consumed the forest
5.  (tr) to waste or squander: the time consumed on that project was excessive
6.  (passive) to waste away
 
[C14: from Latin consūmere to devour, from com- (intensive) + sūmere to take up, from emere to take, purchase]
 
con'suming
 
adj
 
con'sumingly
 
adv

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consume
late 14c., from L. consumere "to use up, eat, waste," from com- intensive prefix + sumere "to take," from sub- "under" + emere "to buy, take" (see exempt).
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