Definition of Dissipated

1. Adjective. Unrestrained by convention or morality. "Fast women"




2. Adjective. Preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance. "Sporting gents and their ladies"
Exact synonyms: Betting, Card-playing, Sporting
Similar to: Indulgent

Definition of Dissipated

1. a. Squandered; scattered.

Definition of Dissipated

1. Verb. (past of dissipate) ¹

2. Adjective. to have squandered and scattered valuable possessions while devoted to pursuit of self-indulgent pleasures ¹

3. Adjective. Wasteful of health or possessions in the pursuit of pleasure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dissipated

1. dissipate [v] - See also: dissipate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissipated

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dissimulates
dissimulating
dissimulatingly
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dissimulations
dissimulative
dissimulator
dissimulators
dissimulour
dissing
dissipable
dissipate
dissipated (current term)
dissipatedly
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dissipation function
dissipation functions
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dissipationless
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Literary usage of Dissipated

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1. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1836)
"He has still a little flock, who do, in fact, " attend upon him without distraction :" who, cleaving to him with full purpose, are not dissipated from him, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(167) While the public forces of the state were dissipated in private quarrels, the defenceless provinces lay exposed to every invader. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"In 1756 he began to meditate on the perplexing slowness withwhich ice melts, and water is dissipated in boiling. He divined the cause in 1757, ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"... identify Sir Mathew's son with the dissipated poet. by a bishop, but since the Reformation the practice ap. ..."

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