Definition of dissoluteness in US English:



  • See dissolute

    • ‘These radicals despise the West for what they consider the immorality, depravity, and dissoluteness of its mass culture.’
    • ‘It proves that Bieito is much more than a Spanish shock-merchant: he has an awareness of the pain of love and the dissoluteness of pleasure that makes him the modern theatre's equivalent of Buñuel.’
    • ‘In such circumstances, it was only to be expected that Christ College in the nineteenth century had a certain reputation for dissoluteness among its staff.’
    • ‘The slave states, were marked by ‘the unequal distribution of property, the toleration of slavery, the ignorance and poverty of the lower classes,’ and a ‘dissoluteness of manners.’’