Synonyms of dissolution
1 endingDictionary • He stayed on until the dissolution of the firm.
end • She brought the interview to an abrupt end.
finish • I intend to see the job through to the finish.
conclusion • At the conclusion of the programme, viewers were invited to phone in.
suspension • the suspension of flights between London and Manchester
adjournment • The court ordered a four-month adjournment.
2 breaking up • the dissolution of a marriage
parting • Through a parting in the mist, we saw a huddle of buildings.
divorce • Numerous marriages now end in divorce.
separation • They agreed to a trial separation.
3 disintegrationDictionary • the dissolution of traditional family life
decline • Rome's decline in the fifth century.
degradation • the progressive degradation of the state
degeneration • the degeneration of our political system
debasement • fantasies of domination and debasement
4 break-up • He called for the dissolution of the government.
break-up • a marital break-up
ending • The film has a Hollywood happy ending.
termination • a dispute which led to the abrupt termination of trade
cessation • They would not agree to a cessation of hostilities.
5 corruptionDictionary • the corruption of manners, and dissolution of life
excess • He had led a life of excess.
indulgence • Sadly, constant indulgence can be a costly affair.
depravity • the absolute depravity that can exist in times of war
debauchery • The police were called to quell scenes of violence and debauchery.
dissipation • Her face was a revelation of age and dissipation.
licentiousness • moral licentiousness
overindulgence • His condition is the natural consequence of a lifetime's overindulgence.
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adjournmentAn adjournment is a temporary stopping of a trial, enquiry, or other meeting.
• The court ordered a four-month adjournment.
break-upThe break-up of a marriage, relationship, or association is the act of it finishing or coming to an end because the people involved decide that it is not working successfully.
• a marital break-up
cessationThe cessation of something is the stopping of it.
• They would not agree to a cessation of hostilities.
Thesaurus for dissolution from the Collins English Thesaurus
the resolution or separation into component parts; disintegration