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prom·is·cu·i·ty

 (prŏm′ĭ-skyo͞o′ĭ-tē, prō′mĭ-)
n. pl. prom·is·cu·i·ties
The state or character of being promiscuous.

promiscuity

(ˌprɒmɪˈskjuːɪtɪ)
n
1. promiscuous sexual behaviour
2. indiscriminate mingling, mixture, or confusion, as of parts or elements

prom•is•cu•i•ty

(ˌprɒm ɪˈskyu ɪ ti, ˌproʊ mɪ-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. promiscuous sexual behavior.
2. an indiscriminate mixture.
[1840–50; compare French promiscuité]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promiscuity - indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
one-night stand - a brief sexual encounter lasting only for a single night; "he ran through a series of loveless one-night stands"

promiscuity

noun licentiousness, profligacy, sleeping around (informal), permissiveness, abandon, incontinence, depravity, immorality, debauchery, laxity, dissipation, looseness, amorality, lechery, laxness, wantonness, libertinism, promiscuousness Precautions against AIDS include wearing condoms and avoiding promiscuity.
Quotations
"She speaks eighteen languages. And she can't say no in any of them" [Dorothy Parker]
"You were born with your legs apart. They'll send you to the grave in a Y-shaped coffin" [Joe Orton What the Butler Saw]
Translations

promiscuity

[ˌprɒmɪsˈkjuːɪtɪ] Npromiscuidad f

promiscuity

[ˌprɒmɪˈskjuːɪti] n (sexual)promiscuité f

promiscuity

n
(liter: = confusion) → Wirrwarr m

promiscuity

[ˌprɒmɪsˈkjuːɪtɪ] n (sexual) → promiscuità
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Sex and behaviour expert Dr Pam Spurr also fears the show could normalise promiscuous sex amongst younger viewers, as contestants can swap partners every recoupling.
The idea that a woman who drinks to excess or has promiscuous sex somehow deserves to be a victim of sexual violence or brought it on themselves.
Men can have promiscuous sex and be viewed positively for it while women will be shamed for it should they do the same.
Another benefit would be removing the stigma that the current, risk-based system generates by making many girls and women feel that they have had "bad" sex or promiscuous sex, she said.
Another benefit would be removing the stigma that the current, risk-based system generates by making many girls and women fed that they have had 'bad" sex or promiscuous sex because they are now at risk of harboring chlamydial infection and need screening, Dr.
He further added that he repeatedly begged his boss to have the test, both to head off the possible police investigation and for Assange's own peace of mind, given his promiscuous sex life.
In several other songs he promotes promiscuous sex and the illicit use of drugs.
You introduce the opposition of faith schools to homosexuality, but fail to point out that they are also against promiscuous sex whether it is hetero or homosexual.
It sounds all very ominous, but how can one deny the overlapping and mutually reinforcing work of promiscuous sex education at all levels of schooling, the sex research industry, the failure of psychiatry and psychology to question the emotional impact of sexual promiscuity rampant in society, the growth of sexology as legitimate field of study, and, finally, the lucrative business of pharmaceutical companies in catering to pyschosexual disorders?
The fresh faced killer, 22, known as "Foxy Knoxy" for her promiscuous sex life, was led crying from the courtroom as her father Curt vowed to fight against her conviction.
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Surely in today's culture of drug abuse and promiscuous sex, it is paramount that our young people are made aware of the facts.