To better see all uses of the word
dissipate
in
The Age of Innocence
please enable javascript.

dissipate
Used In
The Age of Innocence
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He had come to America with letters of recommendation from old Mrs. Manson Mingott’s English son-in-law, the banker, and had speedily made himself an important position in the world of affairs; but his habits were dissipated, his tongue was bitter, his antecedents were mysterious; and when Medora Manson announced her cousin’s engagement to him it was felt to be one more act of folly in poor Medora’s long record of imprudences.

  • There are no more uses of "dissipate" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Airborne radiation dissipates over time and distance.
  • Everyone is frightened right now, but the fear will eventually dissipate.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading