What is meant by "consumed" and "consumed by" apart from the general meaning?

For example : in the movie Civil War T'Challa says to Zemo

Vengeance has consumed you. It's consuming them. I'm done letting it consume me."

What does he actually mean by it ?

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The best definition of the idiom to be consumed by something, in this context, is to be completely absorbed and controlled by one's passion or lust for something or someone.

It is most often used to describe a very strong emotional state, for example, consumed by love, consumed by jealousy, consumed by hatred, etc, the point being that this emotion has completely taken over at the expense of everything else.

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When something "consumes" you, it spreads over you and can engulf you (figuratively), like a piece of food

A nagging fear ate away at her, slowly consuming her confidence.

If the something completely takes over one's life it can become an obsession and

all consuming

Painting was an all consuming passion for him, he had not eaten in days.

Your passage is saying that thoughts of revenge began to take over the thoughts and lives of the characters.

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