incontinent


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in·con·ti·nent

 (ĭn-kŏn′tə-nənt)
adj.
1. Not restrained; uncontrolled: incontinent rage.
2. Lacking normal voluntary control of excretory functions.
3. Lacking sexual restraint; unchaste.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin incontinēns, incontinent-, unrestrained : in-, not; see in-1 + continēns, continent; see continent2.]

in·con′ti·nent·ly adv.

incontinent

(ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt)
adj
1. lacking in restraint or control, esp sexually
2. (Pathology) relating to or exhibiting involuntary urination or defecation
3. (foll by of) having little or no control (over)
4. unrestrained; uncontrolled
[C14: from Old French, from Latin incontinens, from in-1 + continere to hold, restrain]
inˈcontinence, inˈcontinency n
inˈcontinently adv

incontinent

(ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt) or

incontinently

adv
obsolete words for immediately
[C15: from Late Latin in continentī tempore, literally: in continuous time, that is, with no interval]

in•con•ti•nent

(ɪnˈkɒn tn ənt)

adj.
1. unable to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urine or feces.
2. not being in control: incontinent of temper.
3. lacking in moderation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin incontinent-, s. of incontinēns; see in3, continent]
in•con′ti•nence, in•con′ti•nen•cy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incontinent - not having control over urination and defecation
continent - having control over urination and defecation

incontinent

adjective
Translations
estotonpidättelemätönpidätyskyvytön

incontinent

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt] ADJincontinente
to be/become incontinenttener incontinencia

incontinent

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt] adjincontinent(e)

incontinent

adj (Med) → inkontinent; desireszügellos, hemmungslos

incontinent

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt] adj (Med) → incontinente

in·con·ti·nent

a. incontinente, rel. a la incontinencia.

incontinent

adj incontinente, (of urine) incapaz de retener la orina, (of stool) incapaz de retener las heces
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He heard in one room a tittering and incontinent, slack laughter; in others the monologue of a scold, the rattling of dice, a lullaby, and one crying dully; above him a banjo tinkled with spirit.
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Urinary incontinence is reported by nearly one-third of women during pregnancy and is much more common afterward among those who were incontinent while pregnant, a study has found.
Dr Dwarak Sastry said the standard of nursing in the University Hospital of Wales, Heath, Cardiff, was generally of the highest quality, but slammed those who left Joan Bonney, 75, in an incontinent state twice.
This study of over 20,000 women investigated familial risk of urinary incontinence by classifying 6,021 mothers and 2,104 older sisters as incontinent or continent, and compared them with theft daughters or younger sisters, respectively.
Frequent urge incontinence, for example, leaves women at higher risk of falls and fractures than those who are not urge incontinent.
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More than 10million in the UK are incontinent, with the most common type - stress urinary incontinence (SUI) - affecting four million of them.