incontinently

1
[ in-kon-tn-uh nt-lee ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn tn ənt li /

adverb

without exercising continence.

Nearby words

  1. incontinence,
  2. incontinency,
  3. incontinent,
  4. incontinentia pigmenti,
  5. incontinentia pigmenti achromiens,
  6. incontrollable,
  7. incontrovertible,
  8. inconvenience,
  9. inconveniency,
  10. inconvenient

Origin of incontinently

1
First recorded in 1545–55; incontinent + -ly

incontinently

2
[ in-kon-tn-uh nt-lee ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn tn ənt li /

adverb Archaic.

immediately; at once; straightaway.

Origin of incontinently

2
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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Word Origin and History for incontinently

incontinently

adv.

early 15c., "immediately, without delay," from incontinent + -ly (2). In reference to physical looseness, from 1550s.

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