- hy·per·prom·is·cu·i·ty, noun
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How to use promiscuity in a sentence
Such “undesirable” traits could be anything from mental and physical disabilities to supposed moral failings, such as promiscuity.
Her bisexuality was scandalous then, as was her supposed promiscuity.
Yet these shows can conflate promiscuity with unhappiness and instability, especially for female characters.If You Like Sex Education, You’ll Love Mindy Kaling’s The Sex Lives of College Girls | Judy Berman | November 18, 2021 | Time
Probably to save face, the family accused her of promiscuity and feeblemindedness, and in 1924, she was committed to the same colony as her mother.Britney Spears, Carrie Buck and the awful history of controlling ‘unfit’ women | Gillian Brockell | September 30, 2021 | Washington Post
Particularly, Prokopios attacks Empress Theodora for her sexual promiscuity.What the QAnon of the 6th Century Teaches Us About Conspiracies | Roland Betancourt | February 3, 2021 | Time
The doctrines, which drew on the likes of Wilhelm Reich, replaced absolute fidelity with ordained promiscuity.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl | Anthony Haden-Guest | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The dissatisfaction likely does not result from promiscuity, but from a lack of understanding of intimacy.Bobby Womack’s Sexual Democracy: The Late Soul Legend Preached Mutual Pleasure | David Masciotra | June 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was lot of promiscuity in my family, but everyone was pretending that they were pious and perfect.
It sounds like a scenario straight out of a Monday morning high school hallway following a weekend of partying and promiscuity.Slut-Shaming Gets the YA Treatment in ‘The Truth About Alice’ | Erin Cunningham | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And new forms of contraception are still condemned as “promiscuity pills.”What Do Threats To Roe V. Wade And Domestic Violence Have In Common? Patriarchy. | Sally Kohn | January 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Human parthenogenesis is less absurd: it offers an order, and promiscuity is a disorder.
But social promiscuity is impossible by the further reason that woman, the more feeble, would be crushed by it.
But this easiness is only possible, in promiscuity, which is possibly a worse ill than aberration.
In tropical countries, where there is great promiscuity of life, one is led to expect their almost universal presence.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
The Anarchist shoemaker's solution was to break down all the prejudices against sexual promiscuity.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for promiscuity
promiscuous sexual behaviour
indiscriminate mingling, mixture, or confusion, as of parts or elements
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