What does dissolution mean?

Definitions for dissolution
ˌdɪs əˈlu ʃəndis·so·lu·tion

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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)

Wiktionary

  1. dissolution(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From dissolutio

  2. dissolution(Noun)

    Disintegration, or decomposition into fragments.

    Etymology: From dissolutio

  3. dissolution(Noun)

    Dissolving, or going into solution.

    Etymology: From dissolutio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissolution(noun)

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

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

  2. Dissolution(noun)

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

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

  3. Dissolution(noun)

    change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution

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

  4. Dissolution(noun)

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

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

  5. Dissolution(noun)

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

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

  6. Dissolution(noun)

    the state of being dissolved, or of undergoing liquefaction

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

  7. Dissolution(noun)

    the new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution

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

  8. Dissolution(noun)

    destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin

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

  9. Dissolution(noun)

    corruption of morals; dissipation; dissoluteness

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

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  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissolution in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissolution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dissolution in a Sentence

  1. San Francisco:

    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.

  2. Joseph Addison:

    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; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    The germ of dissolution of our federal government is in ... the federal judiciary; an irresponsible body (for impeachment is scarcely a scare-crow), working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing it’s noiseless step like a thief, over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall be usurped from the States, and the government of all be consolidated into one. ...when all government... in little as in great things, shall be drawn to Washington as the centre of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another and will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated.

  4. The Vatican:

    When the Holy Father, referring to the dissolution of a Congregation, spoke of' sexual slavery,' he meant' manipulation,' a form of abuse of power which is reflected also in sexual abuse.

  5. Joseph Addison:

    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.

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