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Pronunciation:  in'kântnunt

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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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