Noun Absumption Definition and Examples


Noun:

Absumption

Pronunciation:

/əbˈsʌm(p)ʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

The process of gradually destroying something, or of wasting away.
    ((n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.)


    Origin:
    Early 17th century. From classical Latin absūmptiōn-, absūmptiō action of using up or spending (2nd or 3rd cent. a.d.), in post-classical Latin also destruction, wasting away from absūmpt-, past participial stem of absūmere + -iō.

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