dissipated

adjective

Definition of dissipated

: given to or marked by dissipation : dissolute

dissipatedly

adverb

dissipatedness

noun

Examples of dissipated in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of dissipated

1744


DISSIPATED Defined for Kids

dissipated

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

Definition of dissipated for Students

: indulging in bad, foolish, or harmful activities
  • a spoiled, dissipated young man


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