Meaning of absumption in English:

absumption

Pronunciation /əbˈsʌm(p)ʃn/

noun

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

    Common only in 17th century.

Origin

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