Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dissipate

4 senses of dissipate

Sense 1
disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter -- (to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds")
       => separate, divide -- (make a division or separation)

Sense 2
disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out -- (move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";)
       => separate, part, split -- (go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party")

Sense 3
fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away -- (spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance")
       => consume, squander, waste, ware -- (spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not")

Sense 4
dissipate -- (live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption)
       => live -- (lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war")

Antonyms of adj dissipated

2 senses of dissipated

Sense 1
debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast -- (unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women")

INDIRECT (VIA immoral) -> moral -- (concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life")

Sense 2
dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting -- (preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies")

INDIRECT (VIA indulgent) -> nonindulgent, strict -- (characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint)

Similarity of adj dissipated

2 senses of dissipated

Sense 1
debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast -- (unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women")
       => immoral (vs. moral) -- (deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong)

Sense 2
dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting -- (preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies")
       => indulgent (vs. nonindulgent) -- (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents")

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