Definition of promiscuity in English:



mass noun
  • The fact or state of being promiscuous.

    ‘some fear this will lead to greater sexual promiscuity amongst teens’
    • ‘The red flags that experts say people should watch for manifest themselves in ways other than sexual promiscuity.’
    • ‘On the surface, it is a celebration of promiscuity and debauchery.’
    • ‘They don't even complain about the lewdness and promiscuity being displayed on the so-called soap operas.’
    • ‘They should be concerned that the tapestry of family life here is unraveling whilst promiscuity has become an accepted practice.’
    • ‘He's just starting his adulthood in a culture predominated by permissiveness and promiscuity.’
    licentiousness, lack of sexual discrimination, promiscuousness, immorality, wantonness, debauchery, dissoluteness, dissipation, libertinism, profligacy, incontinence
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