consuming

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

consuming

  1. present participle of consume

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

consuming ‎(comparative more consuming, superlative most consuming)

  1. Holding one's attention or interest.
    a consuming passion

Noun[edit]

consuming ‎(plural consumings)

  1. consumption; the process by which something is consumed
    • 1985, Hans Blumenberg, The Legitimacy of the Modern Age (page 37)
      [] in Greek philosophy world cycles and world incinerations were immanent processes of nature, the self-consumings of the cosmic process, which have their corresponding self-restorations.