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Dissolution

Dissolution

1. The act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation. Dissolutions of ancient amities. (Shak)

2. Change from a solid to a fluid state; solution by heat or moisture; liquefaction; melting.

3. Change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution. The dissolution of the compound. (South)

4. The dispersion of an assembly by terminating its sessions; the breaking up of a partnership. Dissolution is the civil death of Parliament. (Blackstone)

5. The extinction of life in the human body; separation of the soul from the body; death. We expected immediate dissolution. (Milton)

6. The state of being dissolved, or of undergoing liquefaction. A man of continual dissolution and thaw. (Shak)

7. The new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution.

8. Destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin. To make a present dissolution of the world. (Hooker)

9. Corruption of morals; dissipation; dissoluteness.

Origin: oe. Dissolucioun dissoluteness, f. Dissolution, fr. L. Dissolutio, fr. Dissolvere. See dissolve.


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