Origin of incontinent
Related formsin·con·ti·nence, in·con·ti·nen·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for incontinence
Then, he confessed he feared his incontinence, caused by an untreated pinched nerve in his back, would keep him from finding love.The Party Monster Lives For the Applause: Michael Alig’s Second Act|Caitlin Dickson|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sitting at my computer desk I suddenly thought I understood what incontinence felt like.No Sex For Six Weeks After Giving Birth? It’s Too Long!|Aurora Snow|December 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Incontinence, impotence, insomnia, and depression are terrible whether or not they're medicalized.
It is an incontinence of brilliance, graceless and aggressive, a glaring swagger.Certain Personal Matters|H. G. Wells
Serious moral faults, such as drunkenness, quarrelsomeness and incontinence.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
The regular penalty for incontinence in an unmarried woman, if we are to trust the authority of romances, is burning.
(d) In the fourth place, the incontinence sometimes spreads to the daytime, and the child is wet both by day and night.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
Secondly they mean to charge her with incontinence with Bothwell, and others.The Mystery of Mary Stuart|Andrew Lang