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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