varietism (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The practice of nonmonogamy.
    • 1971 February, March, Jack Jardine, Sibly Whyte, "Promiscuity vs. Sexual Varietism", Explorations into Sexual Behavior
      "Sexual varietism" is a more neutral term for those who relate sexually to several partners.
    • 1973, Paul F. Kaplan, Doing Sociology - p.99
      It is important not to confuse sexual variety, in the form of varied techniques and positions for intercourse and varietism in the form of different partners.
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