noun, plural prom·is·cu·i·ties for 3.
- prominent heel,
- prominent moth,
- promised land,
Origin of promiscuity
Examples from the Web for promiscuity
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|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|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|DAILY BEAST
And shame on Tiger, for another kind of promiscuity—the licentious use of his father.The Psychological Strategy of the Tiger Ad and Why It Will Backfire|Adam Hanft|April 9, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Promiscuity in London is a well-recognized fact, but a serious love-affair is quite a different thing.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
I have now to show how far this rejection of promiscuity affects our position with regard to mother-descent and mother-right.
It is manifest that mother-descent has no connection with a period of promiscuity.
Accordingly, the idea was again adopted that, anteceding marriage, there was an original state of promiscuity.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
There were tribes of savages and even of barbarians known to the Greeks and Romans who are represented as living in promiscuity.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
1834, "indiscriminate mixture," from French promiscuité (1752), from Latin promiscuus "mixed" (see promiscuous) + French -ité (see -ity). Sexual sense is from 1844. Earlier was promiscuousness (by 1773 general; 1808 sexual).