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Meaning of DISSIPATED

Pronunciation:  'disu`peytid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"
  2. [adj]  unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
 

DISSIPATED is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: betting, card-playing, debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissolute, fast, gambling, immoral, indulgent, libertine, profligate, riotous, sporting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis"si*pa`ted\, a.
1. Squandered; scattered. ``Dissipated wealth.'' --Johnson.

2. Wasteful of health, money, etc., in the pursuit of
   pleasure; dissolute; intemperate.

         A life irregular and dissipated.      --Johnson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandoned, abated, ablated, attenuated, bated, belittled, broadcast, burnt up, by the board, consumed, contracted, curtailed, debauched, decreased, deflated, depleted, diffuse, diminished, discrete, dispersed, dispread, disseminated, dissolute, distributed, down the drain, drained, dropped, eaten up, effete, eroded, exhausted, expended, fallen, fast, finished, forfeit, forfeited, free, free-living, gallant, gay, gone, gone to waste, high-living, impoverished, irretrievable, less, lesser, licentious, long-lost, lost, lost to, lower, lowered, miniaturized, misspent, out the window, profligate, rakehell, rakehellish, rakehelly, rakish, reduced, retrenched, riotous, run to seed, scaled-down, scattered, shorn, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, smaller, sparse, spent, sporadic, spread, squandered, straggling, straggly, strewn, strown, unbridled, used, used up, wasted, watered-down, weakened, widespread, wild, worn, worn away, worn-out
 

 

 

 

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