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English noun: dissolution

1. dissolution (process) separation into component parts


Synonymsdisintegration


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.


Synonymsdissolving


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


Synonymsadjournment


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination

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


Synonymsbreakup


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination


Narrower (hyponym)annulment, invalidation, splitsville









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