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  • 1 incontinent — Incontinent, Incontinenti, Actutum, Confestim, Continuo, Illico, Illicet, Immediate, Mox, Quamprimum, Protinus, Repente, De repente, Ex continenti, Subito, Statim, Oppido, Extemplo. Incontinent apres, Exin, Subinde. Incontinent et sans delay,… …

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  • 2 incontinent — incontinent, ente 1. (in kon ti nan, nan t ) adj. Qui n a pas la vertu de continence. C est un homme incontinent.    Substantivement Les incontinents. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Celui est incontinent qui a malvaises affections et temptations de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 incontinent — INCONTINÉNT, Ă, incontinenţi, te, adj. (Rar) Care este lipsit de moderaţie, care este nereţinut; violent. ♦ Desfrânat. ♦ Care suferă de incontinenţă. – Din fr. incontinent. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  incontinént adj. m., pl.… …

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  • 4 Incontinent — In*con ti*nent, adv. [Cf. F. incontinent.] Incontinently; instantly; immediately. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He says he will return incontinent. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 incontinent — (adj.) late 14c., wanting in self restraint, from O.Fr. incontinent, from L. incontinentem (nom. incontinens) incontinent, immoderate, intemperate, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + continens (see CONTINENT (Cf. continent)).… …

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  • 6 Incontinent — In*con ti*nent, a. [L. incontinens: cf. F. incontinent. See {In } not, and {Continent}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging unlawful lust;… …

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  • 7 incontinent — incontinent1 [in känt′ n ənt] adj. [OFr < L incontinens: see IN 2 & CONTINENT] 1. a) without self restraint, esp. in regard to sexual activity b) unrestrained 2. incapable of containing, holding, keeping, e …

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  • 8 Incontinent — In*con ti*nent, n. One who is unchaste. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 incontinent — index dissolute, gluttonous, promiscuous, salacious, uncurbed, unrestrained (not repressed) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 10 incontinent — [adj] lacking control unchecked, uncontrollable, uncontrolled, ungovernable, unsuppressed; concept 94 Ant. continent, restrained …

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  • 11 incontinent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking voluntary control over urination or defecation. 2) lacking self restraint; uncontrolled. DERIVATIVES incontinence noun incontinently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 incontinent — 1. incontinent, ente [ ɛ̃kɔ̃tinɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • v. 1350; lat. incontinens 1 ♦ Vx Qui n est pas continent. ⇒ intempérant. 2 ♦ (1922) Méd. Vessie incontinente, qui ne retient pas l urine. ⇒ incontinence. Un malade incontinent. ⇒ énurétique. ♢ N.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 13 incontinent — I. Incontinent. adj. Qui n a pas la vertu de continence. C est un homme fort incontinent. II. Incontinent. adv. Aussi tost, au mesme instant, tout à l heure. Dez qu il eut appris cela, il partit incontinent, tout incontinent. je m en vais… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 14 INCONTINENT — adv. de temps. Aussitôt, au même instant, sur le champ. Je reçus votre lettre, et je partis incontinent. Je vous parlerai incontinent après. Je vais incontinent lui parler. Il commence à vieillir …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 incontinent — incontinence, incontinency, n. /in kon tn euhnt/, adj. 1. unable to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urine or feces. 2. unable to contain or retain (usually fol. by of): incontinent of temper. 3. lacking in moderation or self control …

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  • 16 Incontinent — Unable to control excretions, to hold urine in the bladder or keep feces in the rectum. (This is the usual medical meaning of the word incontinent, not continent. Incontinent can also refer to a lack of self restraint in the sexual arena, failure …

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  • 17 incontinent — [[t]ɪnkɒ̱ntɪnənt[/t]] ADJ Someone who is incontinent is unable to prevent urine or faeces coming out of their body. His diseased bladder left him incontinent …

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  • 18 incontinent — in•con•ti•nent [[t]ɪnˈkɒn tn ənt[/t]] adj. 1) pat unable to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urine or feces 2) not being in control: incontinent of temper[/ex] 3) lacking in moderation • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L incontinent ,… …

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  • 19 incontinent — /ɪnˈkɒntənənt / (say in kontuhnuhnt) adjective 1. Pathology lacking control over the normally voluntary excretory functions of the body. 2. not continent; not holding or held in; unceasing or unrestrained: an incontinent flow of talk. 3. lacking… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 incontinent — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French, from Latin incontinent , incontinens, from in + continent , continens continent Date: 14th century not continent: as a. (1) lacking self restraint (2) not being… …

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