Synonyms for dissipation

Synonyms for (noun) dissipation

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: profligacy, looseness, licentiousness, dissipation, dissolution

Definition: dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

Similar words: intemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgence

Definition: excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence

Usage: the intemperance of their language

Synonyms: dissipation

Definition: breaking up and scattering by dispersion

Usage: the dissipation of the mist

Similar words: dispersion, scattering

Definition: spreading widely or driving off

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