dissolute

[dis-uh-loot]
adjective
indifferent to moral restraints; given to immoral or improper conduct; licentious; dissipated.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin dissolūtus (past participle of dissolvere to dissolve). See dis-1, solute

dissolutely, adverb
dissoluteness, noun
undissolute, adjective

desolate, dissolute (see synonym study at desolate).


corrupt, loose, debauched, wanton, abandoned.
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dissolute (ˈdɪsəˌluːt)
 
adj
given to dissipation; debauched
 
[C14: from Latin dissolūtus loose, from dissolvere to dissolve]
 
'dissolutely
 
adv
 
'dissoluteness
 
n

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dissolute
late 14c., from L. dissolutus, pp. of dissolvere "loosen up" (see dissolve). Intermediate sense of "lax" led to modern meaning of "unrestrained in morals" (1510s).
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Example sentences
Some were for the swamp, some for a dissolute motel scene.
Cherie quickly segues from sassy-sweet to dissolute and foul-mouthed.
This was perfectly in keeping with his dissolute, bourgeois-baiting public
  persona.
Today, he is a born-again family man who testifies for church groups on his
  formerly dissolute days.
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