dissoluteness

  • 1 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] …

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

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  • 3 dissoluteness — noun see dissolute …

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  • 4 dissoluteness — See dissolutely. * * * …

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  • 5 dissoluteness — noun The characteristic of being dissolute …

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

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

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  • 8 dissoluteness — dis·so·lute·ness …

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

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  • 10 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… …

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

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  • 12 self-gratification — noun 1. indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures • Syn: ↑dissoluteness, ↑incontinence • Derivationally related forms: ↑dissolute (for: ↑dissoluteness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 13 Deordination — De*or di*na tion, n. [LL. deordinatio depraved morality.] Disorder; dissoluteness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Excess of riot and deordination. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Dissipation — Dis si*pa tion (d[i^]s s[i^]*p[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. dissipatio: cf. F. dissipation.] 1. The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste. [1913 Webster] Without loss or dissipation of the matter. Bacon …

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  • 15 Dissipation of energy — Dissipation Dis si*pa tion (d[i^]s s[i^]*p[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. dissipatio: cf. F. dissipation.] 1. The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste. [1913 Webster] Without loss or dissipation of the… …

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  • 16 Precisian — Pre*ci sian, n. 1. One who limits, or restrains. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. An overprecise person; one rigidly or ceremoniously exact in the observance of rules; a formalist; formerly applied to the English Puritans. [1913 Webster] The most… …

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  • 17 Profligacy — Prof li*ga*cy, n. [See {Profligate}, a.] The quality of state of being profligate; a profligate or very vicious course of life; a state of being abandoned in moral principle and in vice; dissoluteness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 dissolute — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin dissolutus, from past participle of dissolvere to loosen, dissolve Date: 14th century lacking restraint; especially marked by indulgence in things (as drink or promiscuous sex) deemed vices < the… …

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  • 19 Robert Burns — infobox writer caption = Burns by Alexander Nasmyth, 1787 birthdate = 25 January 1759 birthplace = Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland nationality = Scottish ethnicity = White movement = Romanticism deathdate = 21 July 1796 (aged 37) deathplace =… …

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  • 20 Perugia — Infobox CityIT official name = Comune di Perugia img coa = logocomuneperugia.png img coa small = image caption = region = RegioneIT|sigla=UMB province = ProvinciaIT (short form)|sigla=PG (PG) mayor = mayor party = elevation footnotes = elevation… …

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