[ UK /dˈɪsəlˌuːt/ ]
unrestrained by convention or morality
Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
deplorably dissipated and degraded
How To Use dissolute In A Sentence
- When dissoluteness is condemned, it is so in natural and undisguised terms, but such are never used to stimulate voluptuousness or pleasantry. A Philosophical Dictionary
- Tonight my life had been saved by a dissolute fellow, a man called Callimachus, perhaps from Port Cos, farther west on the river, a derelict. Rogue Of Gor
- He adopts the lifestyle of a dissolute playboy to camouflage his crime-fighting efforts.
- “A dissolute rake may indeed be most charming, my young lord, but if the coffers are strained and the title stained, you shall have a most difficult time convincing a steady-minded lady to marry you.” A PROPER AFFAIR
- The motif of using the sheep to punish the jealous woman shows a strong tendency of masculine superiority culture. The dissoluteness of man sugge...
- But the dissolute West presents another - and who knows?
- The character chose dissoluteness over self-determination in his endless pursuit of self-love.
- On his succession as king, he had taken over from a bibulously dissolute, bisexual father for whom court life revolved around hunting parties, orgies, and ribaldry. The Dragon’s Trail
- She knew Rakewell was a dissolute roué, but this revelation was far beyond anything she was expecting to hear. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY
- Dissolute Persons are wont to prepare themselves for venereous Acts by Bathing.