Definition of all-consuming in English:

all-consuming

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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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  • 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.

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