Slang meaning of Consumption

Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

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Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

Slang definition of Consumption

Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

More meanings / definitions of Tuberculosis. or words, sentences containing Tuberculosis.?

Tuberculosis (n.): A constitutional disease characterized by the production of tubercles in the internal organs, and especially in the lungs, where it constitutes the most common variety of pulmonary consumption.

Scrofula (n.): A constitutional disease, generally hereditary, especially manifested by chronic enlargement and cheesy degeneration of the lymphatic glands, particularly those of the neck, and marked by a tendency to the development of chronic intractable inflammations of the skin, mucous membrane, bones, joints, and other parts, and by a diminution in the power of resistance to disease or injury and the capacity for recovery. Scrofula is now generally held to be tuberculous in character, and may develop into general or local tuberculosis (consumption).

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Tuberculosis.

Meaning of Consumption

Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

Meaning of Lunger

Lunger means: Someone with tuberculosis

Meaning of Lunger

Lunger means: Someone with tuberculosis

Meaning of Lunger

Lunger means: Slang for someone with tuberculosis.

Meaning of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis means: A constitutional disease characterized by the production of tubercles in the internal organs, and especially in the lungs, where it constitutes the most common variety of pulmonary consumption.

Meaning of Scrofula

Scrofula means: A constitutional disease, generally hereditary, especially manifested by chronic enlargement and cheesy degeneration of the lymphatic glands, particularly those of the neck, and marked by a tendency to the development of chronic intractable inflammations of the skin, mucous membrane, bones, joints, and other parts, and by a diminution in the power of resistance to disease or injury and the capacity for recovery. Scrofula is now generally held to be tuberculous in character, and may develop into general or local tuberculosis (consumption).

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Distemper

Distemper means: A preparation of opaque or body colors, in which the pigments are tempered or diluted with weak glue or size (cf. Tempera) instead of oil, usually for scene painting, or for walls and ceilings of rooms.

Meaning of Lothsome

Lothsome means: See Loath, Loathly, etc.

Meaning of Waterish

Waterish means: Somewhat watery; moist; as, waterish land.

Meaning of Wintergreen

Wintergreen means: A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter.

Meaning of Workhouse

Workhouse means: A house where any manufacture is carried on; a workshop.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of LIE DOWN

LIE DOWN means: Lie down is slang for surrender, abase oneself.

Meaning of as fuck

as fuck means: Phrs. An intensifier. E.g."It was rusty as fuck, so wasn't worth repairing."

Meaning of rocket

rocket means: (ed: added verbatim - couldn't improve this): "One is often referred to as a 'rocket' after making a ridiculous suggestion. "Why don't we do our homework at tea-time on Friday then we can have the week-end to ourselves?" "Bolt ya rocket!" "Ya fuckin' rocket!" Do you see? There was also a practice of responding to a ridiculous suggestion with a words-and-pictures composition. "Ask your mum to go for the carry-out," would be greeted with, first,"a-rocket!" then holding the right arm at the elbow to the waist and brushing it past the ear (reminiscent of my own school's 'spazzy' motion) in shooing-away-wasp action coupled with loud raspberry. Rarely seen masterpiece."'

Meaning of Yammerin'

Yammerin' means: Talking. "Drink yer coffee an' quit yer yammerin'."

Meaning of Shreds 

Shreds  means: Medium to large size shredded glitters that come in a variety of colors and are not uniform in shape.

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