[dis-uh-peyt] verb, dis·si·pat·ed, dis·si·pat·ing.
verb (used with object)
to scatter in various directions; disperse; dispel.
to spend or use wastefully or extravagantly; squander;deplete: to dissipate one's talents; to dissipate a fortune on highliving.
verb (used without object)
to become scattered or dispersed; be dispelled;disintegrate: The sun shone and the mist dissipated.
to indulge in extravagant, intemperate, or dissolute pleasure.