Word Study: riotous living
"Dissolutely" and "profligately" are adverbs that describe behaviors marked by excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures, lack of restraint, and moral recklessness. These terms suggest a lifestyle characterized by wastefulness, irresponsibility, and a disregard for ethical or social norms.
Dissolutely: This adverb describes behavior that is morally unrestrained, often involving excessive drinking, promiscuity, or other forms of self-indulgence. It implies a lack of moderation and a willingness to pursue immediate gratification without concern for the consequences or one's own moral values.
Profligately: This adverb refers to a wasteful and extravagant lifestyle, often involving excessive spending, squandering of resources, or reckless disregard for financial responsibility. It can also extend to behaviors that disregard social norms, morality, or prudence in various aspects of life.