Dictionary.com

dissipated

[ dis-uh-pey-tid ]
/ ˈdɪs əˌpeɪ tɪd /
Save This Word!

adjective

indulging in or characterized by excessive devotion to pleasure; intemperate; dissolute.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of dissipated

First recorded in 1600–10; dissipate + -ed2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for dissipated

dissipated
/ (ˈdɪsɪˌpeɪtɪd) /

adjective

indulging without restraint in the pursuit of pleasure; debauched
wasted, scattered, or exhausted
dissipatedly, adverbdissipatedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!