dissipation - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌdɪsɪˈpeɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    old-fashioned the practice of spending too much time and money on physical pleasures that are not good for your health
  2. 3
    formal the act of wasting something such as time, money, or supplies by not using it in a sensible way