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English noun: dissolution

1. dissolution (process) separation into component parts


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process

Narrower (hyponym)fibrinolysis, lysis

2. dissolution (process) the process of going into solution

SamplesThe dissolving of salt in water.


Broader (hypernym)liquefaction

3. dissolution (act) dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

Synonymsdissipation, licentiousness, looseness, profligacy

Broader (hypernym)intemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgence

4. dissolution (act) the termination of a meeting


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination

5. dissolution (act) the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination

Narrower (hyponym)annulment, invalidation, splitsville

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