Dissipated

  • 1Dissipated — Dis si*pa ted (d[i^]s s[i^]*p[=a] t[e^]d), a. 1. Squandered; scattered. Dissipated wealth. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. Wasteful of health, money, etc., in the pursuit of pleasure; dissolute; intemperate. [1913 Webster] A life irregular and… …

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  • 2dissipated — [adj1] used up blown, burnt out*, consumed, destroyed, exhausted, kaput*, played out*, scattered, spent, squandered, wasted; concepts 560,576 Ant. accumulated, gathered, hoarded, saved, stored dissipated [adj2] self indulgent abandoned, corrupt,… …

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  • 3dissipated — index depraved, dissolute, immoral, improvident, irredeemable, irretrievable, lascivious, lecherous …

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  • 4dissipated — [dis′ə pāt΄id] adj. 1. scattered 2. squandered or wasted 3. characterized by, or showing the harmful effects of, dissipation …

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  • 5Dissipated — dissipate dis si*pate (d[i^]s s[i^]*p[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissipated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissipating}.] [L. dissipatus, p. p. of dissipare; dis + an obsolete verb sipare, supare. to throw.] 1. To scatter completely; to disperse and cause… …

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  • 6dissipated — [[t]dɪ̱sɪpeɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as dissipated, you disapprove of them because they spend a lot of time drinking alcohol and enjoying other physical pleasures, and are probably unhealthy because of this. Flynn …

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  • 7dissipated — adjective 1. 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 • Syn: ↑betting, ↑ …

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  • 8dissipated — adjective it was in college that he became a dissipated young man Syn: dissolute, debauched, decadent, intemperate, profligate, self indulgent, wild, depraved; licentious, promiscuous; drunken Ant: ascetic …

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  • 9dissipated — adjective Date: 1744 given to or marked by dissipation ; dissolute • dissipatedly adverb • dissipatedness noun …

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  • 10dissipated — dissipatedly, adv. dissipatedness, n. /dis euh pay tid/, adj. indulging in or characterized by excessive devotion to pleasure; intemperate; dissolute. [1600 10; DISSIPATE + ED2] * * * …

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  • 11dissipated — adjective a) to have squandered and scattered valuable possessions while devoted to pursuit of self indulgent pleasures b) Wasteful of health or possessions in the pursuit of pleasure Syn: dissolute, intemperate …

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  • 12dissipated — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, abated, ablated, attenuated, bated, belittled, broadcast, burnt up, by the board, consumed, contracted, curtailed, debauched, decreased, deflated, depleted, diffuse, diminished, discrete, dispersed, dispread …

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  • 13dissipated — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dissolute, profligate, debauched, licentious; dispersed (see dispersion). See intemperance, impurity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Scattered] Syn. dispersed, strewn, disseminated; see scattered . 2.… …

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  • 14dissipated — dis|si|pat|ed [ˈdısıpeıtıd] adj formal spending too much time enjoying physical pleasures such as drinking alcohol in a way that is harmful …

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  • 15dissipated — dis|si|pat|ed [ dısı,peıtəd ] adjective OLD FASHIONED spending too much time and money on physical pleasures that are not good for your health …

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  • 16dissipated — dis·si·pat·ed || dɪsɪpeɪtɪd adj. scattered; dissolute, lacking restraint, debauched dis·si·pate || dɪsɪpeɪt v. scatter, spread out; be scattered …

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  • 17dissipated — adjective overindulgent in sensual pleasures …

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  • 18dissipated — adjective spending too much time on physical pleasures such as drinking alcohol, in a way that is harmful to your health …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19dissipated — adj dissolute, debauched, rakish, rake hell; licentious, promiscuous, wanton, profligate, abandoned; intemperate, incontinent, self indulgent, free living, Saturnalian; drunken, sottish, crapulous, Bacchanalian. See alsodissolute …

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  • 20dissipated — UK [ˈdɪsɪpeɪtɪd] / US [ˈdɪsɪˌpeɪtəd] adjective spending too much time and money on physical pleasures that are not good for your health …

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