incontinently


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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.
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Whatever is combustible flashes into flame at its touch, lead runs like water, it softens iron, cracks and melts glass, and when it falls upon water, incontinently that explodes into steam.
Like an impatient fool, I lugged over the lever, and incontinently the thing went reeling over, and I was flung headlong through the air.
He had evidently been a very ordinary medical student, and drifted incontinently to the topic of the music halls.
Lastly, when David is discovered of some offence and expresses sorrow therefor, he does that thing no more for a time, but looks about him for other offences, whereas Porthos incontinently repeats his offence, in other words, he again buries his bone in the backyard, and marvels greatly that I know it, although his nose be crusted with earth.
D'Artagnan threw a glass of white wine in his face, which incontinently recalled him to life.
In consequence of this proceeding, Mathias incontinently did then and there die.
They met a good many acquaintances; Mainhall, indeed, knew almost every one, and he babbled on incontinently, screwing his small head about over his high collar.
So I drew blood for blood; and for an instant I thought he was going to make an end of it by incontinently killing me himself.
Her teeth sank into the flesh of his forearm before the ape-man could snatch it away, and she pursued him for a short distance as he retreated incontinently through the trees; but Teeka, carrying her baby, could not overtake him.
I myself would have landed incontinently, that night, at Genoa and bolted with the spoil; he would not hear of it, for a dozen good reasons which will be obvious.
The clerk set to work incontinently to draw up the account of the sentence.