Friday, February 22, 2008
dissolute adjective [DIS-uh-loot] Loose in morals and conduct; marked by indulgence in sensual pleasures or vices.
Definitions for dissolute
- Loose in morals and conduct; marked by indulgence in sensual pleasures or vices.
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Citations for dissolute
I had heard talk that Tosca, for all the dissolute life she led, was a pious person who frequented churches with scrupulous regularity, yet in this conduct I had always suspected a pose, an affectation.
In 1788 . . . George III succumbed to the first attack of madness, the violent symptoms of which required the appointment of his oldest son, the Prince of Wales, as Regent. The King regained his reason the following year and resumed power, but already the high living "Prinnie" and his dissolute friends had changed the tone of the court.