The definition of dissipated is scattered or wasted.
When a smell was really strong but now it has started to fade and is no longer really there, this is an example of when the smell has dissipated.
- squandered or wasted
- characterized by, or showing the harmful effects of, dissipation
- Intemperate in the pursuit of pleasure; dissolute.
- Wasted or squandered.
- Irreversibly lost. Used of energy.
- simple past tense and past participle of dissipate