What does the word promiscuous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Promiscuously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Mixed; indiscriminate.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Mary Wollstonecraft
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