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dissolution

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissolution

  1. 1 the act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces <the dissolution of the empire into a patchwork of petty kingdoms> Synonyms bifurcation, breakup, cleavage, separation, disunion, division, fractionalization, fractionation, partition, schism, scission, split, sunderingRelated Words breach, rupture; divorce, severance; decomposition, disassembly, dismemberment, segmentation, subdivision; atomization, dichotomization, polarization; diffusion, dispersal, dispersion, scattering; administration, apportionment, distribution; isolation, seclusion, segregation, sequestrationNear Antonyms assemblage, association; attachment, conjunction, connection, link, linkage, linkup; aggregation, combination, consolidation, fusionAntonyms unification, union

  2. 2 the doing away with something by formal action <one of the junta's first acts was the dissolution of the national assembly> Synonyms abatement, abolishment, abrogation, annulment, avoidance, cancellation (also cancelation), defeasance, abolition, invalidation, negation, nullification, quashing, repeal, rescindment, voidingRelated Words abortion, calling off, recall; countermand, override, overruling, overturn, veto; retraction, reversal, revocation, suspension, withdrawal; banning, enjoining, forbiddance, outlawing, prohibition; disallowance, dismissal, rejection; elimination, eradication, erasure, liquidation, removalNear Antonyms enactment, legislation; establishment, founding, institution; formalization, legalization, legitimation, legitimization, validation; passing, ratification; approval, authorization, clearance, endorsement (also indorsement), permission, sanctioning; commandment, decreeing, mandating, ordering, prescription

  3. 3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <she believed that her leukemia, although in remission, would eventually be the cause of her dissolution> Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, death, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity



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