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
More example sentences
- For many women the wish to conceive can be all-consuming.
- With the Senate gearing up for an all-consuming battle over judicial nominations, Congress has no time to waste.
- Life balance is important, so work shouldn't be all-consuming.
Definition of all-consuming in:
- The US English dictionary