Dissoluteness Dis"so*lute*ness, n. State or quality of being dissolute; looseness of morals and manners; addictedness to sinful pleasures; debauchery; dissipation. [1913 Webster]

Chivalry had the vices of dissoluteness. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dissoluteness — index debauchery, delinquency (misconduct), vice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dissoluteness — noun see dissolute …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dissoluteness — See dissolutely. * * * …   Universalium

  • dissoluteness — noun The characteristic of being dissolute …   Wiktionary

  • dissoluteness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Excessive freedom; lack of restraint: dissolution, libertinism, license, licentiousness, profligacy. See RESTRAINT …   English dictionary for students

  • dissoluteness — dis·so·lute·ness || dɪsÉ™luːtnɪs n. debauchery, wantonness, corruption, depravity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dissoluteness — dis·so·lute·ness …   English syllables

  • dissoluteness — noun indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures • Syn: ↑incontinence, ↑self gratification • Derivationally related forms: ↑dissolute • Hypernyms: ↑indiscipline, ↑undiscipline …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dissolution — Dis so*lu tion, n. [OE. dissolucioun dissoluteness, F. dissolution, fr. L. dissolutio, fr. dissolvere. See {Dissolve}.] 1. The act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation. [1913 Webster] Dissolutions of ancient… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incontinence — noun 1. involuntary urination or defecation • Syn: ↑incontinency • Derivationally related forms: ↑incontinent (for: ↑incontinency), ↑incontinent • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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