With nerves unstrung weak
- unrestrained by meeting or morality
- With nerves unstrung; weak.
- Loosed from discipline; esp., loose in morals and conduct; recklessly abandoned to sexy pleasures; profligate; wanton; lewd; debauched.
This term is given to an individual without any regard for personal criteria expected of him and he behaves in a lewd, immoral and unrestrained method.
belated 14c., "loose, negligent, morally or religiously lax," from Latin dissolutus "loose, disconnected," previous participle of dissolvere "loosen up" (see dissolve). A figurative use of the traditional Latin term. Associated: Dissolutely; dissoluteness.
(a.) With nerves unstrung; weak.
- (a.) Loosed from restraint; esp., free in morals and conduct; recklessly abandoned to sexy pleasures; profligate; wanton; lewd; debauched.
He now signalized himself by his dissolute life and the ingenuity with which he contrived to perpetrate forgeries and other crimes without exposing himself to the risk of detection.