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 for dissipated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dissipated \Dis"si*pa`ted\ (d[i^]s"s[i^]*p[=a]`t[e^]d), a.
     1. Squandered; scattered. "Dissipated wealth." --Johnson.
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     2. Wasteful of health, money, etc., in the pursuit of
        pleasure; dissolute; intemperate.
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              A life irregular and dissipated.      --Johnson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dissipate \dis"si*pate\ (d[i^]s"s[i^]*p[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p.
     p. Dissipated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissipating.] [L.
     dissipatus, p. p. of dissipare; dis- + an obsolete verb
     sipare, supare. to throw.]
     1. To scatter completely; to disperse and cause to disappear;
        -- used esp. of the dispersion of things that can never
        again be collected or restored.
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              Dissipated those foggy mists of error. --Selden.
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              I soon dissipated his fears.          --Cook.
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              The extreme tendency of civilization is to dissipate
              all intellectual energy.              --Hazlitt.
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     2. To destroy by wasteful extravagance or lavish use; to
        squander.
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              The vast wealth . . . was in three years dissipated.
                                                    --Bp. Burnet.
  
     Syn: To disperse; scatter; dispel; spend; squander; waste;
          consume; lavish.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dissipated
      adj 1: unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a
             debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated
             and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women" [syn:
             debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated,
             dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous,
             fast]
      2: preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games
         of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-
         playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents
         and their ladies" [syn: dissipated, betting, card-
         playing, sporting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissipated":
     abandoned, abated, ablated, attenuated, bated, belittled,
     broadcast, burnt up, by the board, consumed, contracted, curtailed,
     debauched, decreased, deflated, depleted, diffuse, diminished,
     discrete, dispersed, dispread, disseminated, dissolute,
     distributed, down the drain, drained, dropped, eaten up, effete,
     eroded, exhausted, expended, fallen, fast, finished, forfeit,
     forfeited, free, free-living, gallant, gay, gone, gone to waste,
     high-living, impoverished, irretrievable, less, lesser, licentious,
     long-lost, lost, lost to, lower, lowered, miniaturized, misspent,
     out the window, profligate, rakehell, rakehellish, rakehelly,
     rakish, reduced, retrenched, riotous, run to seed, scaled-down,
     scattered, shorn, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, smaller, sparse,
     spent, sporadic, spread, squandered, straggling, straggly, strewn,
     strown, unbridled, used, used up, wasted, watered-down, weakened,
     widespread, wild, worn, worn away, worn-out
  
  

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