Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Mixed; indiscriminate.

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Usage examples "promiscuous":

  1. But Herbert had learned deep lessons of political economy, and was by no means disposed to give promiscuous charity on the road- side. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
  2. What is sweeter than promiscuous liberty, variety, deflorations, schemes to deceive husbands, and plans of adulterous hypocrisy? - "The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love", Emanuel Swedenborg.
  3. Health and idleness will always account for promiscuous amours; and in some degree I term every person idle, the exercise of whose mind does not bear some proportion to that of the body. - "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark", Mary Wollstonecraft.