Definition of Dissolute

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




Definition of Dissolute

1. a. With nerves unstrung; weak.

Definition of Dissolute

1. Adjective. Unrestrained by morality. ¹

2. Adjective. Recklessly abandoned to sensual pleasures. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dissolute

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissolute

dissociative disorders
dissociative drug
dissociative drugs
dissociative hysteria
dissociative identity disorder
dissociative reaction
dissociative recombination
dissociatively
dissociatives
dissociator
dissociators
dissogony
dissolubility
dissoluble
dissolubleness
dissolute (current term)
dissolutely
dissoluteness
dissolutenesses
dissolution
dissolution of marriage
dissolutionism
dissolutions
dissolvability
dissolvable
dissolvableness
dissolve
dissolved
dissolved oxygen

Literary usage of Dissolute

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1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1888)
"They went out of the institution in good health, clean and comfortably clothed, to return again after a few days or weeks or months of dissolute living in ..."

2. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"... a dissolute stranger with a literary turn of mind—rather seedy he was, but very quiet and unassuming; almost diffident, indeed. He was so gentle, ..."

3. Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the by Session (1888)
"BV C. IRVING FISHER, MD By the term "dissolute " in the purpose of this paper, I mean those persons who are addicted to great and contaminating vices. ..."

4. The Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy by Pennsylvania Prison Society (1860)
"Not less than one hundred have been induced already to abandon their dissolute life, and though this is indeed but comparatively a small number, ..."

5. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"F. Ç., T, i, 14. the following boast of Henry of Mon- mouth, which his father remarks is "as dissolute as desperate:" Whereas before ye satte all ..."

6. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... which his father- remarks is "as dissolute as desperate:" His answer was, he would unto the stews. And from the commonest creature pluck л ¡floes, ..."

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