The adjective dissolute means unrestrained. If you're a dissolute person, you engage in the kinds of behaviors that cause disapproval.

If your mother tells you you're dissolute, she's not trying to be kind. Some kinds of unrestrained behavior are good, like if you're unrestrained by fear, and do something very brave. But someone who is dissolute not only goes against the grain of normal behavior, but is wasteful and offensive — over the limit. If you drop out of school, party all the time, and waste your life, you've chosen a dissolute lifestyle.

Definitions of dissolute
  1. adjective
    unrestrained by convention or morality
    synonyms: debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, fast, libertine, profligate, riotous
    deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
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