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

Origin of dissipated

First recorded in 1600–10; dissipate + -ed2
Related formsdis·si·pat·ed·ly, adverbdis·si·pa·ted·ness, nounnon·dis·si·pat·ed, adjectivenon·dis·si·pat·ed·ly, adverbnon·dis·si·pat·ed·ness, nounun·dis·si·pat·ed, adjectivewell-dis·si·pat·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for undissipated

Historical Examples of undissipated

  • With closed eyes she lay, in the grip of a dream that was undissipated by her waking.


    Zona Gale

  • The gloom of these earthly hells is undissipated by the charm of operative benevolence.

  • Ingram's better and more magnificent hopes, however, were yet undissipated.

  • The early morning, charged with the undissipated emotions of the night, is a far more beautiful hour than the evening.


    William McFee

British Dictionary definitions for undissipated



indulging without restraint in the pursuit of pleasure; debauched
wasted, scattered, or exhausted
Derived Formsdissipatedly, adverbdissipatedness, noun
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