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dissipater, dissipator (s) (noun); dissipaters, dissipators (pl)
A person or people who waste time or resources by not doing what they should: "Some school children are more often dissipaters than students striving to learn."

"There are often too many political dissipators spending national resources for their personal welfare instead of for the benefit of the people they represent."

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