Synonyms of 'dissipation'
1 dispersalDictionary, scattering, vanishing
the dissipation of heat
2 wasteDictionary, spending, squandering
the dissipation of my wealth
3 debaucheryDictionary, excess, indulgence
Her face was a revelation of age and dissipation.
The police were called to quell scenes of violence and debauchery.
He had led a life of excess.
Sadly, constant indulgence can be a costly affair.
Even in his drunkenness, he recognized her.
His early warnings about sexual profligacy and AIDS now read as eerily prescient.
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The consumption of fuel or natural resources is the amount of them that is used or the act of using them.
The laws have led to a reduction in fuel consumption.
the gradual disappearance of the pain
Thesaurus for dissipation from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone leads a dissipated life, you can also say that they lead a life of dissipation .