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The fact or state of being promiscuous; immorality.‘some fear this will lead to greater sexual promiscuity amongst teens’
licentiousness, lack of sexual discrimination, promiscuousness, immorality, wantonness, debauchery, dissoluteness, dissipation, libertinism, profligacy, incontinenceView synonyms
- ‘They should be concerned that the tapestry of family life here is unraveling whilst promiscuity has become an accepted practice.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘He's just starting his adulthood in a culture predominated by permissiveness and promiscuity.’
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