Definition of absumption in English:

absumption

noun

archaic
rare
  • The process of gradually destroying something, or of wasting away.

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.

Pronunciation:

absumption

/əbˈsʌm(p)ʃn/