Definition of dissipation:
- A dissolute course of life, in which health, money, etc., are squandered in pursuit of pleasure; profuseness in vicious indulgence, as late hours, riotous living, etc.; dissoluteness.
- A trifle which wastes time or distracts attention.
- The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste.
superabundance, thriftlessness, adjournment, wantonness, redundance, profligacy, looseness of the bowels, lavishness, diarrhea, permissive waste, superfluity, overplus, prodigality, profusion, dissolution, waste product, play, excess, wastefulness, waste, looseness, barren, licentiousness, breakup, disintegration, diarrhoea, wasteland, redundancy, waste matter, extravagance, exorbitance, surplus, dissolving, waste material.
- dispersion (part of speech: noun)
- loss (part of speech: noun)
- intemperance (part of speech: noun)
- "Across the Zodiac", Percy Greg.
- "Madame Roland, Makers of History", John S. C. Abbott.
- "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.