Incontinence definition

ĭn-kŏntə-nəns
The quality or state of being incontinent.
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The quality or state of being incontinent.
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(dated) Lack of self-restraint, an inability to control oneself; unchastity.
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(medicine) The inability of any of the physical organs to restrain discharges of their contents; involuntary discharge or evacuation (of urine or feces).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
incontinence
Plural:
incontinences

Origin of incontinence

  • From Old French incontinence, from Latin incontinentia.

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