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Meaning of DISSOLUTE

Pronunciation:  'disu`loot

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

DISSOLUTE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, fast, immoral, libertine, profligate, riotous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis"so*lute\, a. [L. dissolutus, p. p. of dissolvere:
cf. F. dissolu. See {Dissolve}.]
1. With nerves unstrung; weak. [Obs.] --Spenser.

2. Loosed from restraint; esp., loose in morals and conduct;
   recklessly abandoned to sensual pleasures; profligate;
   wanton; lewd; debauched. ``A wild and dissolute soldier.''

Syn: Uncurbed; unbridled; disorderly; unrestrained; reckless;
     wild; wanton; vicious; lax; licentious; lewd; rakish;
     debauched; profligate.

Thesaurus Terms
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