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con·ti·nence

 (kŏn′tə-nəns)
n.
1. Voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge.
2. Self-restraint, especially abstinence from sexual intercourse. See Synonyms at abstinence.

con•ti•nence

(ˈkɒn tn əns)

also con′ti•nen•cy,



n.
1. self-restraint or abstinence in regard to sexual activity.
2. the ability to voluntarily control urinary and fecal discharge.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.continence - the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
self-denial, self-discipline - the trait of practicing self discipline
2.continence - voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge
restraint, control - discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"

continence

noun self-restraint, moderation, self-control, celibacy, abstinence, chastity, temperance, asceticism The most widely used methods of contraception in those days were continence and coitus interruptus.
Quotations
"You command continence; give what you command, and command what you will" [St. Augustine of Hippo Confessions]
Translations
تَلامُس، إحْتِمال حُدوث
zdrženlivost
kontinens
pidättyvyys
megtartóztatás v. visszatartás képessége
sjálfsstjórn
zdržanlivosť
kendini tutma

continence

[ˈkɒntɪnəns] Ncontinencia f

continence

n
(Med) → Kontinenz f (spec), → Fähigkeit fStuhl und/oder Urin zurückzuhalten
(= abstinence)Enthaltsamkeit f

continence

[ˈkɒntɪnəns] n (frm) → continenza

continent2

(ˈkontinənt) adjective
able to control especially the bladder and/or bowel.
ˈcontinence noun

con·ti·nence

n. continencia, control o automoderación en relación con actividades sexuales o físicas.
References in classic literature ?
It was not easy for us to credit the young man's continence, but she asserted it with such earnestness that it helped to console her distressed father, who thought nothing of what had been taken since the jewel that once lost can never be recovered had been left to his daughter.
Do not the best of men and the most devout women there look upon continence as ridiculous?
The home-keeping wit, on the other hand, is that continence or content which finds all the elements of life in its own soil; and which has its own perils of monotony and deterioration, if not stimulated by foreign infusions.
They prayed: "Endow them with continence and fruitfulness, and vouchsafe that their hearts may rejoice looking upon their sons and daughters.
These changes, introduced in April 2015, saw many local authorities withdraw continence from their core offer, thereby reducing capacity for early intervention and placing greater pressure on both primary and tertiary care.
Coloplast is focused on developing products that make life easier for people with very personal and private medical conditions," said Erik Greene, Coloplast Product Manager, Continence Care.
Contract Notice: The Framework Participant must be able to provide a Total Continence Containment Product Home Delivery service that will cover (but not limited to) the following.
We thank the authors for the beautiful contribution about the magnetic resonance imaging findings about the stretched length of the membranous urethra during radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) and its importance on postoperative continence.
There are various ways to manage incontinence or bladder problems and these will depend on the type of incontinence you have, he said and added that, a continence assessment by continence professional is important so that an appropriate continence management plan can be developed.
It is important that you have a continence assessment by continence professional so that an appropriate continence management plan can be developed.
AN Assembly Member is urging the Welsh Government to respond to a report on continence.
A NORTH East MP has called for improvements in paediatric continence services to help ensure children who experience problems with their blad der or bowel have access to effective services.