from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a consuming manner; so as to consume.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a consuming manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a consuming manner.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

consuming +‎ -ly


  • That also goes a long way ensuring that future upgrades can be installed without painfully and time-consumingly merging code changes with the upgrade.

    Web Translations » Blog Archive » eCommerce wars: Magento vs osCommerce

  • As we established back in the Sonia Sotomayor days, none of us is consumingly fascinated with these kinds of confirmation hearings.

    Kagan hearing check-in

  • It's because I love these so ardently, so consumingly, that I feel about the visual arts some of Socrates's iconoclastic distrust.

    Tony Kushner At The School Of Visual Arts: 'Artists Know That Diligence Counts As Much, If Not More, As Inspiration'

  • Which is why, as a constantly, effortfully, expensively and very time-consumingly 'slim, toned, well groomed & dressed woman (who is prepared at the very least to feign interest in sex)'I don't think I'm asking such an awful lot of the world wanting a man with a half decent job (I gave up aspiring to the tall, dark, handsome thing in my middle teens...)

    What Men Want - The Skinny

  • But the fact remains that I must have got the highest ratio of long, carefully-composed, time-consumingly written blog posts to actual readers in the entire blogosphere.

    Meh, She Wrote

  • Fery tricky problem well, if time consumingly, handled.

    Freedom of Speech vs Article Rejection

  • I've never loved anyone like this, so all-consumingly, with the feeling that she is just part of me, and to have that person reject me so bluntly just kills me.

    Father's Night

  • Things are so blastedly, wondrously, and all-consumingly baffling and overwhelming at this point, that I'm not entirely sure what to say.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Never before had the beast overcome him so completely, so consumingly.


  • It was as though the complex history of resentfully recorded Scott politics that sparked or fuelled their frequent inter-sibling atrocities made the notion of extra-familial violence seem a pointless frivolity, like casual sex when you're in a consumingly passionate long-term relationship.

    Boiling a Frog


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.