What does the word dissolute mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Dissolutely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Dissoluteness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Abandoned; profligate.

Usage examples for dissolute

  1. He has forgotten my teachings, he has squandered his substance, leading a dissolute life, and given over to a passion for cards. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  2. He was obviously dissolute, but talented and interesting. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  3. It was his dissolute life that commended him to the liking of the loose- living Pembroke and Essex. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris