promiscuity

[prom-i-skyoo-i-tee, proh-mi-]
noun, plural promiscuities for 3.
1.
the state of being promiscuous.
2.
promiscuous sexual behavior.
3.
an indiscriminate mixture.

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

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

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But it's an unjustified leap to conclude that her promiscuity caused her
  depression.
Thespians and promiscuity remain connected even today.
In fact, bonobo promiscuity seems to be an example of this.
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