“This actually really surpassed my expectations,” Lawrence told us later on, well after the crowd had dissipated.
Now, the pressure to be "the cool guy" or "the drug guy" has dissipated.
In some cases the cost can linger long after the pleasure has dissipated.
early 15c., from Latin dissipatus, past participle of dissipare "to spread abroad, scatter, disperse; squander, disintegrate," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + supare "to throw, scatter," from PIE *swep- "to throw, sling, cast" (cf. Lithuanian supu "to swing, rock," Old Church Slavonic supo "to strew"). Related: Dissipated; dissipates; dissipating.