Definitions of dissolution

  1. dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the process of going into solution; "the dissolving of salt in water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Change from a solid to a fluid state; solution by heat or moisture; liquefaction; melting. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The dispersion of an assembly by terminating its sessions; the breaking up of a partnership. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The extinction of life in the human body; separation of the soul from the body; death. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Corruption of morals; dissipation; dissoluteness. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A term used instead of divorce in some states.
  12. The act of dissolving or converting into liquid; death; disorganization. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Act of dissolving; death. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The act of dissolving; separation; disintegration; decomposition; death. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The act of liquefying or melting; the reduction of a body into very minute parts by a solvent, as of salts in water; decomposition, solution or death; the separation of the soul and body; destruction or the separation of the parts which compose a connected system or body; the breaking up of an assembly, or the putting an end to its existence; dissoluteness. Dissolution of the blood, that state of the blood in which, when withdrawn from the body, it does not readily coagulate on cooling, as in malignant fevers. See Dissolve. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for dissolution

  1. Upon such immutable customs does an ancient State repose, which, if they are disturbed, there is danger of its dissolution – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  2. Thou hast been my evil angel, and I will be thine: I will dog thee till the very instant of dissolution – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester