Example sentences for: dissolute

How can you use “dissolute” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The new ruler grew wealthy and powerful, twice declaring war on his sovereign and almost beating the sizeable but dissolute Ottoman army.

  • If to my trip counselors I was a miscegenating rebel, and if to Ofra's uncle, whose censure I still remembered, I was a godforsaken secular Jew, and if to Devin's mates I was that locker-room joke, the lubricious JAP, and if in the eyes of the Muslim men observing us while they played sheshhesh in the market cafes I was a representative of dissolute America, the country of women who are beyond whoredom, then the weight of these clashing systems of control and expectation around female sexuality was just too much.

  • The guy behind the counter, a slightly dissolute ski-bum type, seemed disturbingly interested in E. And E seemed disturbingly interested in him.

  • Sports columnists declared the old guard dead, lamenting the Broncos' traditional season-ending choke and celebrating the demise of the Cowboys, widely attributed to their dissolute lifestyle.

  • As a dissolute, party-hearty private investigator, Robert Downey Jr. seizes his drug-addled image--and dances with it.


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