What does dissolution mean?

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ˌdɪs əˈlu ʃəndis·so·lu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissolution, disintegrationnoun

    separation into component parts

  2. dissolving, dissolutionnoun

    the process of going into solution

    "the dissolving of salt in water"

  3. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, loosenessnoun

    dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

  4. adjournment, dissolutionnoun

    the termination of a meeting

  5. dissolution, breakupnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. dissolutionnoun

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

    Etymology: From dissolutio

  2. dissolutionnoun

    Disintegration, or decomposition into fragments.

    Etymology: From dissolutio

  3. dissolutionnoun

    Dissolving, or going into solution.

    Etymology: From dissolutio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissolutionnoun

    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. Dissolutionnoun

    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. Dissolutionnoun

    change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution

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

  4. Dissolutionnoun

    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. Dissolutionnoun

    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. Dissolutionnoun

    the state of being dissolved, or of undergoing liquefaction

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

  7. Dissolutionnoun

    the new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution

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

  8. Dissolutionnoun

    destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin

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

  9. Dissolutionnoun

    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. Alan Futerfas:

    Unfortunately, The NYAG sought to prevent dissolution for almost two years, thereby depriving those most in need of nearly $ 1.7 million.

  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. 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.

  4. George Sand:

    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.

  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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