The dissoluteness and violence of his character were not changed by the change of scene.
The opportunities for vice and dissoluteness are really less than at home.
It eyes them with an extraordinary 'dissoluteness'—if you will give that word its literal meaning.
In the Roman epoch the town was notorious for its dissoluteness.
Later, Churchill and Wilkes, those partners in dissoluteness and satire, were members of this social club.
Over-gorging and dissoluteness killed her, said the Lorilleux.
There was profligacy in very exalted places, and, indeed, dissoluteness and immorality everywhere.
It was destroyed by the loafers and the dissoluteness of Coney Island.
Below the popes, a clergy as vicious as their rulers, squandering money, plundered from the people in dissoluteness and luxury.
His genius and austere morals, contrasted with the dissoluteness of the Romish Clergy, gave him unbounded influence in the state.
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.