Share this entry
all-consuming Line breaks: all-consum¦ing

Definition of all-consuming in English:


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
  • 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.
Definition of all-consuming in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources