Definition of Incontinent

1. Adjective. Not having control over urination and defecation.

Similar to: Leaky
Antonyms: Continent
Derivative terms: Incontinence, Incontinency

Definition of Incontinent

1. a. Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging unlawful lust; unchaste; lewd.

2. n. One who is unchaste.

3. adv. Incontinently; instantly; immediately.

Definition of Incontinent

1. Adjective. (qualifier often followed by of) Unable to contain or retain. ¹

2. Adjective. Lacking the ability to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urination or defecation. ¹

3. Adjective. Lacking moral or sexual restraint, moderation or self-control, especially of sexual desire. ¹

4. Adjective. Unrestrained or unceasing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incontinent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Incontinent

1. 1. Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging unlawful lust; unchaste; lewd. 2. Unable to restrain natural evacuations. Origin: L. Incontinens: cf. F. Incontinent. See In- not, and Continent. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incontinent

incontestibility
incontestible
incontestibly
incontiguous
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incontinence of faeces
incontinence of milk
incontinence of pigment
incontinence of urine
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incontinentia
incontinentia pigmenti
incontinentia pigmenti achromians
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incontrovertible
incontrovertibleness
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inconvenience
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Literary usage of Incontinent

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1. Aquinas Ethicus, Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas: Or, The Moral by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"The lust of the will, which increases the sin, is greater in the intemperate than in the incontinent. But the lust of concupiscence of the sensitive ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(F., —L . —Gk.) incontinent (i), unchaste (F.,—L.) incontinent (3), immediately. (F., — L.) Same as the abwe. Indue (a), a corruption of Endue, qv (F., ..."

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