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[kuh n-soo-mid-lee] /kənˈsu mɪd li/
excessively; extremely:
a consumedly profound wish.
Origin of consumedly
First recorded in 1700-10; consumed + -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Why, you rascal, I see that I must give her to you, since you love each other so consumedly!

  • I like to laugh, and I have laughed, in my time, consumedly.

    Imaginary Interviews W. D. Howells
  • The gentlemen to whom this speech was made laughed "consumedly."

    Sir Tom Mrs. Oliphant
  • I shall not intrude on you again, Lydia; I love you consumedly, but I shall not intrude on you again.

    The Woman Who Vowed Ellison Harding
  • How this man must have been amused, how consumedly he must have laughed at her!

    Golden Stories Various
  • Thus it is I groan and moan, lady; I pine, repine and pine again most consumedly.

    The Geste of Duke Jocelyn Jeffery Farnol
  • I am still weak, and my shoulder—fortunately it is the left—sometimes hurts me consumedly.

    Dorothy's Double G. A. Henty
  • My fustian clothes, which I had made myself, and considered first-rate, they "laughed at consumedly."

  • One must do a consumedly rash thing, or a wonderfully sharp one, to come out well with the world.

    The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly Charles James Lever
  • "He has either painted his face, or he is consumedly sick," thought the old Judge.

    In a Glass Darkly, v. 1/3 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
British Dictionary definitions for consumedly


(old-fashioned) (intensifier): a consumedly fascinating performance
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