dissipated


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Synonyms for dissipated

Synonyms for dissipated

Synonyms for dissipated

unrestrained by convention or morality

preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance

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Horne Fisher evidently allowed for all the neurotic possibilities of Archer and the dissipated habits of Herries; and whatever his faith in their present firmness, did not unduly tax their time and attention, even in the case of the Prime Minister.
Otherwise your energy and attention must be dissipated instead of being concentrated.
Manson Mingott's English son-in-law, the banker, and had speedily made himself an important position in the world of affairs; but his habits were dissipated, his tongue was bitter, his antecedents were mysterious; and when Medora Manson announced her cousin's engagement to him it was felt to be one more act of folly in poor Medora's long record of imprudences.
Pierre was staying at Prince Vasili Kuragin's and sharing the dissipated life of his son Anatole, the son whom they were planning to reform by marrying him to Prince Andrew's sister.
But such illusions were usually dissipated, on coming out of church, by hearing his voice in jocund colloquy with some of the Melthams or Greens, or, perhaps, the Murrays themselves; probably laughing at his own sermon, and hoping that he had given the rascally people something to think about; perchance, exulting in the thought that old Betty Holmes would now lay aside the sinful indulgence of her pipe, which had been her daily solace for upwards of thirty years: that George Higgins would be frightened out of his Sabbath evening walks, and Thomas Jackson would be sorely troubled in his conscience, and shaken in his sure and certain hope of a joyful resurrection at the last day.
For the first time a thrill of fear chilled him, his self-confidence was suddenly dissipated.
Clara, dear, put your feet upon the coal-scuttle, and do try to look a little dissipated.
However, about seven o'clock, the heavy silence was dissipated.
But very soon I heedlessly made acquaintances; danger lurks hidden beneath the rash confiding friendships that have so strong a charm for youth, and gradually I was drawn into the dissipated life of the capital.
A man who has lost his self-respect cannot endure his own society, so I led the dissipated life that wealthy young men lead in Paris.
The spirits of Sophia were too much dissipated by concern to enable her to stop the torrent of her maid.
This brother Nikolay was the elder brother of Konstantin Levin, and half-brother of Sergey Ivanovitch; a man utterly ruined, who had dissipated the greater part of his fortune, was living in the strangest and lowest company, and had quarreled with his brothers.
I don't mean that there is anything ungenteel in that itself--far from it-- but I do mean that he doesn't do it well, and that he doesn't, if I may so express myself, get the money's-worth in the sort of dissipated reputation that attaches to him.
However, with electronic components packed at ever-greater densities to handle ever-higher data volumes, the amount of heat to be dissipated has increased, while the space available for providing through-holes to dissipate heat has shrunk.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- A dark clump of plasma rose up above the Sun, then twisted and spun about before it broke away and dissipated (Dec.