Definitions for dissolutionˌdɪs əˈlu ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissolution, disintegration(noun)

    separation into component parts

  2. dissolving, dissolution(noun)

    the process of going into solution

    "the dissolving of salt in water"

  3. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness(noun)

    dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

  4. adjournment, dissolution(noun)

    the termination of a meeting

  5. dissolution, breakup(noun)

    the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)


  1. dissolution(Noun)

    The termination of an organized body or legislative assembly, especially a formal dismissal.

  2. dissolution(Noun)

    Disintegration, or decomposition into fragments.

  3. dissolution(Noun)

    Dissolving, or going into solution.

  4. Origin: From dissolutio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissolution(noun)

    the act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation

  2. Dissolution(noun)

    change from a solid to a fluid state; solution by heat or moisture; liquefaction; melting

  3. Dissolution(noun)

    change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution

  4. Dissolution(noun)

    the dispersion of an assembly by terminating its sessions; the breaking up of a partnership

  5. Dissolution(noun)

    the extinction of life in the human body; separation of the soul from the body; death

  6. Dissolution(noun)

    the state of being dissolved, or of undergoing liquefaction

  7. Dissolution(noun)

    the new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution

  8. Dissolution(noun)

    destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin

  9. Dissolution(noun)

    corruption of morals; dissipation; dissoluteness

  10. Origin: [OE. dissolucioun dissoluteness, F. dissolution, fr. L. dissolutio, fr. dissolvere. See Dissolve.]


  1. Dissolution

    Dissolution is a crime novel by British author C. J. Sansom. It is Sansom's first published novel, and the first in the Matthew Shardlake series.

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