Incontinent meaning

ĭn-kŏn'tə-nənt
Not restrained; uncontrolled.

Incontinent rage.

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Lacking normal voluntary control of excretory functions.
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Lacking sexual restraint; unchaste.
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Without the normal ability to restrain a particular natural discharge, as of urine, from the body.
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Immediately; without delay.
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Lacking normal voluntary control of excretory functions.
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Lacking sexual restraint; unchaste.
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(often followed by of) Unable to contain or retain.
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Lacking the ability to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urination or defecation.
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Lacking moral or sexual restraint, moderation or self-control, especially of sexual desire.
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An incontinent river of pure water.

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(obsolete) One who is unchaste.

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Origin of incontinent

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin incontinēns incontinent- unrestrained in- not in–1 continēns continent continent2
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French incontinent, from Latin incontinens
    From Wiktionary