Synonyms of dissipation


1. dissipation, dispersion, scattering

usage: breaking up and scattering by dispersion; "the dissipation of the mist"

2. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness, intemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgence

usage: dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

3. waste, wastefulness, dissipation, activity

usage: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"

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Definition and meaning of dissipation (Dictionary)