dissipation


dissipation

noun

Definition of DISSIPATION

1
a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior <the wasting of a once promising life in dissipation and drunkenness>
2
an act or process in which something scatters or is scattered <the dissipation of the clouds by the early morning winds>

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