Absorbition vs Consumption - What's the difference?

absorbition | consumption |

As nouns the difference between absorbition and consumption

is that absorbition is (obsolete) absorption while consumption is the act of consuming something.




(en noun)
  • (obsolete) absorption
  • * 1912 , Thomas Browne, The Works of Sir Thomas Browne v. 1 , p. 331.
  • *:...empty into this Valley; but where to place that concurrence of Waters or place of its absorbition , there is no authentick decision.
  • consumption



  • The act of consuming something.
  • The fire's consumption of the forest caused ecological changes.
  • The amount consumed.
  • gross national consumption
  • (pathology) The wasting-away of the human body through disease.
  • (senseid)(pathology, dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Derived terms

    * autoconsumption, self-consumption. * conspicuous consumption.

    See also