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dis·so·lu·tion

 (dĭs′ə-lo͞o′shən)
n.
1. Decomposition into fragments or parts; disintegration.
2. Indulgence in sensual pleasures; debauchery.
3. Termination or extinction by disintegration or dispersion: The dissolution of the empire was remarkably swift.
4. Extinction of life; death.
5. Annulment or termination of a formal or legal bond or relationship.
6. Formal dismissal of an assembly or legislature.
7. Reduction to a liquid form; liquefaction.

dis′so·lu′tive adj.

dissolution

(ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən)
n
1. the resolution or separation into component parts; disintegration
2. destruction by breaking up and dispersing
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the termination of a meeting or assembly, such as Parliament
4. (Law) the termination of a formal or legal relationship, such as a business enterprise, marriage, etc
5. the state of being dissolute; dissipation
6. (Law) the act or process of dissolving
ˈdissoˌlutive adj

dis•so•lu•tion

(ˌdɪs əˈlu ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of resolving or dissolving into parts or elements.
2. the resulting state.
3. the undoing or breaking of a bond, partnership, etc.
4. the breaking up of an assembly or organization; dismissal; dispersal.
5. death; decease.
6. a bringing or coming to an end; disintegration; termination.
7. the process by which a solid, gas, or liquid is dispersed homogeneously in a gas, solid, or, esp., a liquid.
[1350–1400; < Latin]
dis′so•lu`tive, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissolution - separation into component parts
fibrinolysis - a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots; "drugs causing fibrinolysis have been utilized therapeutically"
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
2.dissolution - the process of going into solution; "the dissolving of salt in water"
liquefaction - the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid
3.dissolution - dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
intemperateness, self-indulgence, intemperance - excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; "the intemperance of their language"
4.dissolution - the termination of a meetingdissolution - the termination of a meeting  
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
5.dissolution - the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)dissolution - the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
splitsville - separation or breakup or divorce; "after 15 years together they are headed for splitsville"
invalidation, annulment - (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)

dissolution

noun
2. breaking up, parting, divorce, separation, disintegration the dissolution of a marriage
3. disintegration, fall, decline, degradation, degeneration, debasement, retrogression, dégringolade (French) the dissolution of traditional family life
4. break-up, ending, conclusion, wind-up, termination, cessation, disbandment, discontinuation He called for the dissolution of the government.

dissolution

noun
1. Excessive freedom; lack of restraint:
2. The act or fact of dying:
Slang: curtain (used in plural).
Translations
فَضُّ
rozpuštěnízrušení
opløsning
feloszlatás
rof
rozpustenie
dağıtmasona erme

dissolution

[ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən] N (gen) (Pol) → disolución f

dissolution

[ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən] n
(= breaking up) [organization, institution] → dissolution f
(= formal ending) [marriage, contract] → dissolution f
the dissolution of Parliament → la dissolution du Parlement
(= weakening) [values, traditions, ties] → dissolution f

dissolution

n
(Chem, Jur, Pol) → Auflösung f
(of relationship)Auflösung f; (of faith)Abbröckeln nt

dissolution

[ˌdɪsəˈluːʃn] n (of partnership) (Pol) → scioglimento; (decay) → dissoluzione f

dissolve

(diˈzolv) verb
1. to (cause to) melt or break up, especially by putting in a liquid. He dissolved the pills in water; The pills dissolved easily in water.
2. to put an end to (a parliament, a marriage etc).
dissolution (disəˈluːʃən) noun
the dissolution of Parliament.

dis·so·lut·ion

n. disolución; descomposición; muerte.
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She grew fond of her husband, realizing with some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion or excessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, thereby threatening its dissolution.
It came with bright flashes of sunlight by day, with deep, monotonous shadow at night; with the onset of heavy winds, the roar of turbulent woods, the tumultuous tossing of leafy arms, and with what seemed the silent dissolution of the whole landscape in days of steady and uninterrupted downfall.
I should be much for open Warr, O Peers, As not behind in hate; if what was urg'd Main reason to perswade immediate Warr, Did not disswade me most, and seem to cast Ominous conjecture on the whole success: When he who most excels in fact of Arms, In what he counsels and in what excels Mistrustful, grounds his courage on despair And utter dissolution, as the scope Of all his aim, after some dire revenge.
I deny, it is true, that what is now called "society " is society in any real sense, and my best wish for it is that it may dissolve too rapidly to make it worth the while of those who are " not in society "to facilitate its dissolution by violently pounding it into small pieces.
The dissolution of allegiance to the British crown, the severance of the colonies from the British Empire, and their actual existence as independent States, were definitively established in fact, by war and peace.
In the next place, how could digestion be carried on in the stomach unless the heart communicated heat to it through the arteries, and along with this certain of the more fluid parts of the blood, which assist in the dissolution of the food that has been taken in?
It will therefore be of use to begin by examining the advantages of that Union, the certain evils, and the probable dangers, to which every State will be exposed from its dissolution.
That certainly would be the case, and I sincerely wish that it may be as clearly foreseen by every good citizen, that whenever the dissolution of the Union arrives, America will have reason to exclaim, in the words of the poet: "FAREWELL
A dissolution or usurpation is the dreadful dilemma to which it is continually exposed.
Finally, in times when the class struggle nears the decisive hour, the process of dissolution going on within the ruling class, in fact within the whole range of society, assumes such a violent, glaring character, that a small section of the ruling class cuts itself adrift, and joins the revolutionary class, the class that holds the future in its hands.
Presently he relaxed once more--this time in the final dissolution from which there is no quickening.
I lingered but a moment at the mirror: the second and conclusive experiment had yet to be attempted; it yet remained to be seen if I had lost my identity beyond redemption and must flee before daylight from a house that was no longer mine; and hurrying back to my cabinet, I once more prepared and drank the cup, once more suffered the pangs of dissolution, and came to myself once more with the character, the stature and the face of Henry Jekyll.