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promiscuity

[ prom-i-skyoo-i-tee, proh-mi- ]
/ ˌprɒm ɪˈskyu ɪ ti, ˌproʊ mɪ- /
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noun, plural prom·is·cu·i·ties for 3.

the state of being promiscuous.
promiscuous sexual behavior.
an indiscriminate mixture.

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Origin of promiscuity

1840–50; promiscu(ous) + -ity; compare French promiscuité

OTHER WORDS FROM promiscuity

hy·per·prom·is·cu·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for promiscuity

promiscuity
/ (ˌprɒmɪˈskjuːɪtɪ) /

noun

promiscuous sexual behaviour
indiscriminate mingling, mixture, or confusion, as of parts or elements
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