separation into component parts
the process of going into solution
"the dissolving of salt in water"
profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness(noun)
dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
the termination of a meeting
the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
The termination of an organized body or legislative assembly, especially a formal dismissal.
Disintegration, or decomposition into fragments.
Dissolving, or going into solution.
Origin: From dissolutio
the act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation
change from a solid to a fluid state; solution by heat or moisture; liquefaction; melting
change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution
the dispersion of an assembly by terminating its sessions; the breaking up of a partnership
the extinction of life in the human body; separation of the soul from the body; death
the state of being dissolved, or of undergoing liquefaction
the new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution
destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin
corruption of morals; dissipation; dissoluteness
Origin: [OE. dissolucioun dissoluteness, F. dissolution, fr. L. dissolutio, fr. dissolvere. See Dissolve.]
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.
The numerical value of dissolution in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of dissolution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul.
The most dangerous aspect of present-day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and the external, between the intellectual and the physical.
In the past few weeks, our city has grappled with a crisis all too common in so many other American cities -- the dissolution of trust between communities of color and law enforcement -- following the death of a young black man shot and killed by police officers.
If your stories were real I would scream my dissolution amongst the searching soul; if wishes were not so unreal I would disappear, careless, in the wind; and if words were not all vain and meaningless I would tell everyone that life is a state of mind and we are nothing but what we have been told. If changing the world really meant something I would form a new fucking republic; and if truth existed I would kill philosophy; if god existed I would be scared.
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