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Lady Victoria's earlier mood of colossal indifference had been dissipated by her son's return.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He may be considered as one of the learned few whose genius dissipated the gloom of the 8th century.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
But this small fear was immediately dissipated when she ran in after bidding Amy good-night.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Bruce now suggested that the enemy, confident that his force was dissipated, would lie open to surprise.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He had the unmistakable air of the dissipated life; he was well dressed, and handsome, in a picturesque way.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
In doing this work the electricity may, and often is, utterly dissipated—that is, changed into heat.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Sterile, dissipated and prodigal, she made her husband very unhappy, thus avenging the first Mme. Brunner.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
But they have to fly close to it; its force is dissipated in another ten thousand feet, and the old earth's pull is still at work.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
The revolution of 1688 dissipated the halo which had shed a fictitious light round the throne.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
In three years he had dissipated three fourths of his fortune, but his passion for play gave him the energy to continue it.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSIPATED

  • corrupt
  • depraved
  • dissipated
  • dissolute
  • fast
  • gay
  • immoral
  • incontinent
  • incorrigible
  • licentious
  • profligate
  • rakish
  • shameless
  • sinful
  • unbridled
  • uncontrolled
  • ungoverned
  • uninhibited
  • unprincipled
  • unrestrained
  • wanton
  • wicked
  • wild
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