Definition of Consumedly

1. adv. Excessively.

Definition of Consumedly

1. Adverb. In a way that entirely consumes one ¹

2. Adverb. deucedly; extremely ¹

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Definition of Consumedly

1. [adv]

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Literary usage of Consumedly

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1. Intensives and Down-toners: A Study in English Adverbs by Cornelis Stoffel (1901)
"consumedly is old slang for 'confoundedly', but is often used as an intensive; Thackeray, ... 13: Money of which George was consumedly in want; Dickens, ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... a common spelling in old editions of Shakespeare, &c. consumedly, excessively; ' I believe they talked of me ; for they laughed consumedly', Farquhar, ..."

3. Good Queen Anne; Or, Men and Manners, Life and Letters in England's Augustan by William Henry Davenport Adams (1886)
"My head aches consumedly. Well, gentlemen, you shall have her fortune, but I can't talk. If you have a mind, Sir Charles, to be merry, and celebrate my ..."

4. The British Theatre by Inchbald (1808)
"How ! my writings! my head aches consumedly. —Well, gentlemen, you shall have her fortune, ... But my head aches consumedly;—Scrub, bring me a dram. ..."

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