- dissipation trail,
- dissipative system,
Origin of dissipated
verb (used with object), dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
Origin of dissipate
Examples from the Web for dissipated
In some cases the cost can linger long after the pleasure has dissipated.The High Cost of An Orgasm: Is Momentary Pleasure Worth a Lifetime of Regret?|Aurora Snow|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the darkness that enveloped Don at the end of the season may not have dissipated just yet.‘Mad Men’: Creator Matthew Weiner Shares 10 Facts About Season 6|Jace Lacob|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is a product of the baby-boomer ethos, and if a sense of inevitability has dissipated, good riddance.American Dream May Have Waned for Some, But Lives On for Many|Zachary Karabell|July 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This dissipated as the anticipated quick revolt turned into an astonishingly brutal and prolonged war.Liberian Nostalgia for War Criminal Charles Taylor|Finlay Young|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“This actually really surpassed my expectations,” Lawrence told us later on, well after the crowd had dissipated.Geeks Converge on NYC to Protest Anti-Piracy Bills|Brian Ries|January 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Latent heat is therefore not dissipated, it is merely transformed and has taken on the form of molecular elasticity.Landmarks of Scientific Socialism|Friedrich Engels
We followed his advice, and in a few minutes had left the dissipated miners to their revels.The Gold Hunter's Adventures|William H. Thomes
No doubt it is a law of taste that force may be dissipated by repetition if carried beyond a certain point.Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist|Richard G. Moulton
Camillo and Camilla agree to wear the mask of a dissipated couple.Vittoria, Complete|George Meredith
All fears of immediate inevitable industrial collapse which haunted us at the beginning of the war have been dissipated.The World in Chains|John Mavrogordato
Word Origin for dissipate
early 15c., from Latin dissipatus, past participle of dissipare "to spread abroad, scatter, disperse; squander, disintegrate," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + supare "to throw, scatter," from PIE *swep- "to throw, sling, cast" (cf. Lithuanian supu "to swing, rock," Old Church Slavonic supo "to strew"). Related: Dissipated; dissipates; dissipating.