Definitions for dissipation

Definitions for (noun) dissipation

Main entry: waste, wastefulness, dissipation

Definition: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly

Usage: if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste; mindless dissipation of natural resources

Main entry: profligacy, looseness, licentiousness, dissipation, dissolution

Definition: dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

Main entry: dissipation

Definition: breaking up and scattering by dispersion

Usage: the dissipation of the mist

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