On his execution, state media accused Jang of leading a "dissolute, depraved life" and running up £6.4 million in gambling debts.
Even if they do not manage to take and hold power, they are examples of the dissolute lives that sons of dictators often lead.
At least, first take out of it the drunkard and the dissolute of your own Church.
Hampered by culture he at once starts to lead a dissolute life.
Not to seek to change the stern decree; not to annul those bitter phrases: his dissolute career—the memory of his misspent youth!
I had loafed around the lanes, and had made friends with the idle and the dissolute.
The chantry chapels in the Cathedral were very numerous, and they were served by an army of idle and often dissolute mass priests.
He was accused of dissolute conduct, and was superseded in his office by Du Poizat.
The young man returned to New Orleans, and became one of the most dissolute and abandoned characters of the city.
The worst was, that the dissolute life he led grievously affected the business.
late 14c., "loose, negligent, morally or religiously lax," from Latin dissolutus "loose, disconnected," past participle of dissolvere "loosen up" (see dissolve). A figurative use of the classical Latin word. Related: Dissolutely; dissoluteness.