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dissipated

adjective

Definition of dissipated

  1. :  given to or marked by dissipation :  dissolute

dis·si·pat·ed·ly adverb
dis·si·pat·ed·ness noun


Examples of dissipated

  1. <the dissipated and drunken son of the wealthiest man in the county>



1744

First Known Use of dissipated

1744


DISSIPATED Defined for Kids

dissipated

adjective dis·si·pat·ed \ˈdi-sə-ˌpā-təd\

Definition of dissipated

  1. :  indulging in bad, foolish, or harmful activities <a spoiled, dissipated young man>





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