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Meaning of INCONTINENT

Pronunciation:  in'kântnunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not having control over urination and defecation
 

INCONTINENT is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: leaky
 
 Antonyms: continent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*con"ti*nent\, a. [L. incontinens: cf. F.
    incontinent. See {In-} not, and {Continent}.]
    1. Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions
       or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging
       unlawful lust; unchaste; lewd.
    
    2. (Med.) Unable to restrain natural evacuations.
    
    
  2. \In*con"ti*nent\, n.
    One who is unchaste. --B. Jonson.
    
    
  3. \In*con"ti*nent\, adv. [Cf. F. incontinent.]
    Incontinently; instantly immediately. [Obs.]
    
          He says he will return incontinent.      --Shak.
    
    
 
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