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dissipated

adjective

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having or showing lowered moral character or standards
  • the dissipated and drunken son of the wealthiest man in the county

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dissipated

verb
past tense of dissipate

Synonyms & Antonyms of dissipated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart
  • dissipated the enemy forces with unremitting artillery fire

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2 to use up carelessly
  • dissipated the family fortune in reckless business ventures

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3 to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole
  • the fog should dissipate once the sun comes out in full force

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The first known use of dissipated was in 1744

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“Dissipated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissipated. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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