dissoluteness


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dis·so·lute

 (dĭs′ə-lo͞ot′)
adj.
Lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices.

[Middle English, from Latin dissolūtus, past participle of dissolvere, to dissolve; see dissolve.]

dis′so·lute′ly adv.
dis′so·lute′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissoluteness - indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
indiscipline, undiscipline - the trait of lacking discipline
rakishness - the quality of a rake

dissoluteness

noun
Excessive freedom; lack of restraint:
Translations
فُجور، خَلاعَه
prostopášnictvíspustlost
fordærvethedudsvævenhed
ósiîsemi; svallsemi
ahlâksızlık

dissoluteness

n (of person, way of life)Zügellosigkeit f; (of appearance)Verlebtheit f

dissolute

(ˈdisəluːt) adjective
bad or immoral. dissolute behaviour.
ˈdissoluteness noun
References in classic literature ?
The hero is a mind of such balance that no disturbances can shake his will, but pleasantly and as it were merrily he advances to his own music, alike in frightful alarms and in the tipsy mirth of universal dissoluteness.
not Luxury, Sensuality, Dissoluteness, which they often stand for, but the three dry letters.
It concludes by showing that Nietzsche's distinctive analysis of curiosity reveals it to be a life-affirming stance that escapes his notorious critique of truthfulness as an objectionable form of "asceticism," as well as the traditional charge that it leads to a form of intellectual dissoluteness.
Unbridled passions, dissoluteness, grudges--these movements of the heart give rise to sin.