dissolute


adjective

  1. indifferent to moral restraints; given to immoral or improper conduct; licentious; dissipated.

adjective

  1. given to dissipation; debauched
adj.

late 14c., “loose, negligent, morally or religiously lax,” from Latin dissolutus “loose, disconnected,” past participle of dissolvere “loosen up” (see dissolve). A figurative use of the classical Latin word. Related: Dissolutely; dissoluteness.

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