[kuh n-soo-mid-lee]


excessively; extremely: a consumedly profound wish.

Origin of consumedly

First recorded in 1700–10; consumed + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for consumedly

Historical Examples of consumedly

  • 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.

  • 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!

British Dictionary definitions for consumedly



old-fashioned (intensifier)a consumedly fascinating performance
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