Origin of consumptive
Examples from the Web for consumptive
Watching it in public, on the other hand, exposes these films as just another method of molding of our consumptive urges.
Under such conditions, when a consumptive coughs, who is safe?
The old Flemish joyousness of colour passed into a consumptive cacophony.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Whence the pulse of a consumptive patient becomes stronger and consequently slower.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin