[ kon-tn-uhnt-lee ]

  1. in a continent manner; temperately.

Origin of continently

First recorded in 1520–30; continent + -ly

Words Nearby continently Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use continently in a sentence

  • In Syria dwelt communities of Jewish Essenes, living continently like monks.

  • Of these they make mothers—for these alone they will live continently.

    Sally Bishop | E. Temple Thurston