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promiscuous

pro·mis·cu·ous

promiscuous

 
 
pronunciation:
pr mIs kyu s
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having casual sexual relations with many different people.
Her rather promiscuous roommate spent most of her nights with one boyfriend or another, so she usually had the apartment to herself.
synonyms:
loose
antonyms:
chaste, virtuous
similar words:
abandoned, fast, free, impure, profligate, sluttish, wanton, whorish
definition 2: composed of a diverse and miscellaneous mixture of parts or elements.
The new building has been described as a promiscuous architectural eyesore.A promiscuous assemblage of people waited outside the courthouse to hear the verdict.
similar words:
diverse, heterogeneous, miscellaneous, mixed, mixed-up, motley, scrambled, varied, variegated
definition 3: without any selectivity; indiscriminate.
The promiscuous giving out of high grades does not elevate the self-esteem of those students receiving them.
synonyms:
indiscriminate, undiscriminating
antonyms:
selective
similar words:
desultory, haphazard, indifferent, uncritical, undiscerning
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derivations: promiscuously (adv.), promiscuousness (n.)