Cite
 

Synonyms of dissipation

Noun


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"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: dissipation (Dictionary)