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dissipated

[ dis-uh-pey-tid ]
/ ˈdɪs əˌpeɪ tɪd /
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adjective
indulging in or characterized by excessive devotion to pleasure; intemperate; dissolute.
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Origin of dissipated

First recorded in 1600–10; dissipate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM dissipated

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British Dictionary definitions for dissipated

dissipated
/ (ˈdɪsɪˌpeɪtɪd) /

adjective
indulging without restraint in the pursuit of pleasure; debauched
wasted, scattered, or exhausted

Derived forms of dissipated

dissipatedly, adverbdissipatedness, noun
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