Origin of incontinent
Related formsin·con·ti·nence, in·con·ti·nen·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for incontinency
Or what can be safe to a man, that geueth himselfe to incontinency?The Palace of Pleasure|William Painter
To do so, he got up a charge against her of incontinency with the cook, and put both in confinement.
That a Diamond laid under the pillow, will betray the incontinency of a wife.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
The works of the temperate spirit and the works of incontinency are, I take it, diametrically opposed?The Memorabilia|Xenophon
The woman is denominated a sinner, because incontinency was her trade and the means of her subsistence.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox