Definition of Dissoluteness

1. Noun. Indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures.

Exact synonyms: Incontinence, Self-gratification
Generic synonyms: Indiscipline, Undiscipline
Specialized synonyms: Rakishness
Derivative terms: Dissolute



Definition of Dissoluteness

1. n. State or quality of being dissolute; looseness of morals and manners; addictedness to sinful pleasures; debauchery; dissipation.

Definition of Dissoluteness

1. Noun. (obsolete) Lack of restraint; excess. ¹

2. Noun. Looseness of morals; wantonness, licentiousness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dissoluteness

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Literary usage of Dissoluteness

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"From the point of view of doctrine he treats, for the greater part, ethical subjects, and inveighs against intemperance and the dissoluteness of morals. ..."

2. History of the Commonwealth of England: From Its Commencement, to the by William Godwin (1824)
"dissoluteness OF THE KING'S FORCES/—CLUB-MEN. SIEGE OF TAUNTON, DEFENDED BY BLAKE. EXPLOITS OF MONTROSE. HIS BARBARITIES. CHAP. THE arrangements of the new ..."

3. Ladies' Magazine by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1828)
"those also of lightness and levity, since it is not their own character alone which is affected by habits of dissoluteness and dissipation, ..."

4. The Moral Philosophy of Aristotle: Consisting of a Translation of the by Aristotle, Walter Mooney Hatch, William Archibald Spooner (1879)
"It is only in regard to the first of these pleasures that the virtue of self-control or the vice of dissoluteness is displayed : hence we do not speak of ..."

5. Memoirs of Simon Bolivar: President Liberator of the Republic of Colombia by H L V Ducoudray Holstein (1829)
"... contempt of trades and mechanic arts—Classes and ranks in society— Marriages—Intrigue? and dissoluteness—Women, their manners, character, ..."

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