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dissolute


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissolute  \Dis"so*lute\,  a.  [L.  dissolutus  p.  p.  of  dissolvere: 
  cf  F.  dissolu.  See  {Dissolve}.] 
  1.  With  nerves  unstrung;  weak.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Loosed  from  restraint;  esp.,  loose  in  morals  and  conduct; 
  recklessly  abandoned  to  sensual  pleasures;  profligate; 
  wanton;  lewd;  debauched.  ``A  wild  and  dissolute  soldier.'' 
  --Motley. 
 
  Syn:  Uncurbed;  unbridled;  disorderly;  unrestrained;  reckless; 
  wild;  wanton;  vicious;  lax;  licentious;  lewd;  rakish; 
  debauched;  profligate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissolute 
  adj  :  unrestrained  by  convention  or  morality;  "Congreve  draws  a 
  debauched  aristocratic  society";  "deplorably  dissipated 
  and  degraded";  "riotous  living";  "fast  women"  [syn:  {debauched}, 
  {degenerate},  {degraded},  {dissipated},  {libertine},  {profligate}, 
  {riotous},  {fast}] 




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