dissolution

[d_ˌɪ_s_ə_l_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n], [dˌɪsəlˈuːʃən], [dˌɪsəlˈuːʃən]

Definitions of dissolution:

  1.   The breaking up of an assembly: change from a solid to a liquid state: a melting: separation of a body into its original elements: decomposition: destruction: death. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Act of dissolving; death. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   The act of liquefying or melting; the reduction of a body into very minute parts by a solvent, as of salts in water; decomposition, solution or death; the separation of the soul and body; destruction or the separation of the parts which compose a connected system or body; the breaking up of an assembly, or the putting an end to its existence; dissoluteness. Dissolution of the blood, that state of the blood in which, when withdrawn from the body, it does not readily coagulate on cooling, as in malignant fevers. See Dissolve. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4.   The act of dissolving or converting into liquid; death; disorganization. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for dissolution:

  1. The death tax is one of the leading causes of the dissolution of small businesses. – Christopher Bond
  2. Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed. – Adam Clarke
  3. It seems like we are moving towards something, some kind of point and it is probably going to be an important point in our development or dissolution That is what everybody seems to be thinking. – Terry Riley
  4. The dissolution of the trade unions was in the air then. – Fritz Sauckel
  5. Crime, family dissolution welfare, and low levels of social organization are fundamentally a consequence of the disappearance of work. – William J. Wilson

Usage examples for dissolution:

  1. This dissolution however, only has respect to the future. ” – The Laws Of War, Affecting Commerce And Shipping by H. Byerley Thomson
  2. Besides which the fifteen francs a day will be a fortune to them, and they will be terrified by the threat of a dissolution – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  3. Came to Canada with his mother, 1825. Educated at Nicolet College; studied law, and called to the bar, 1836. Elected to the Assembly for Montreal, 1843, but prevented from taking his seat by the dissolution of the Assembly. ” – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  4. Upon such immutable customs does an ancient State repose, which, if they are disturbed, there is danger of its dissolution – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  5. The state of decay into which those institutions had already fallen, and which alone made their dissolution possible, must have extended itself to these fen- lands. ” – Prose Idylls by Charles Kingsley
  6. The hope of worldly elevation, which had sprung up with so sudden and brilliant a flame, faded slowly away, and in its partial death the pains of dissolution were felt. ” – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  7. But there was no dissolution then. ” – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  8. We know, however, very little about them or it, but its poverty did not save it of course at the dissolution – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  9. The legislature chosen in May was apparently unfit for the work now to be done, for the extraordinary step of a dissolution was decided on, and a new election held, under circumstances in which it was easy to secure the return of suitable candidates. ” – The Emancipation of Massachusetts by Brooks Adams
  10. Thou hast been my evil angel, and I will be thine: I will dog thee till the very instant of dissolution – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester

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