Definition of all-consuming in English:

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all-consuming

Pronunciation: /ˌôlkənˈso͞omiNG/

adjective

Completely filling one’s mind and attention; obsessive: the period was one of fiery, all-consuming work for Van Gogh an intimate, all-consuming relationship
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  • Taking over the state broadcasting system became an all-consuming obsession.
  • The desire to find some kind of Christmas peace became all-consuming.
  • Despite the all-consuming nature of running a ski area, the Muellers never pushed their children to get involved with the family business.

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Syllabification: all-consuming

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