all-consuming

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all-consuming (not comparable)

  1. That consumes everything; that uses everything up.
    Google is the all-consuming superpower on the Internet; soon everything will be owned by them.
  2. Totally engrossing, using up all of one's time and energy.
    • July 18 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises[1]
      Where the Joker preys on our fears of random, irrational acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.