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incontinently

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[ in-kon-tn-uhnt-lee ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn tn ənt li /
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adverb

without exercising continence.

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Origin of incontinently

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First recorded in 1545–55; incontinent + -ly

Definition for incontinently (2 of 2)

incontinently2
[ in-kon-tn-uhnt-lee ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn tn ənt li /

adverb Archaic.

immediately; at once; straightaway.

Origin of incontinently

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1475–85; late Middle English incontinent, in same sense (<Middle French <Late Latin in continentī (tempore) in continuous (time), i.e., without pause; see continent) + -ly
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