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in·con·ti·nent

(in-kon'ti-nent),
Denoting incontinence.
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incontinent

(ĭn-kŏn′tə-nənt)
adj.
1. Lacking normal voluntary control of excretory functions.
2. Lacking sexual restraint; unchaste.

in·con′ti·nent·ly adv.
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in·con·ti·nent

(in-kon'ti-nĕnt)
Denoting incontinence.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about incontinent

Q. Can you treat urinary incontinence by only making exercise of circular muscles? I heard the exercise help but dont know if it is enough by itself.

A. This technique you have mentioned is called "bio-feedback" and it helps many people with urinary incontinence, by raising your awareness to muscles in your body you don't usually pay attention to, thus making you able to control them better. I do not think this is an only way to treat incontinence, however with the addition of the proper medications you can find this very helpful.

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We might be puzzled about what sort of correct supposition someone has when he acts incontinently. First of all, some say he cannot have knowledge [at the time he acts].
(4) However, paraphrasing James, he adds crucially that 'the instincts incontinently touch, blend, overlap and interfere, and can not be conceived as acting each and several in sheer isolation and independence of each other' (Veblen 1914, p.
I exclaimed, thou art the very Janus who hast always delighted in antithetical presentments; who lovest to exhibit thy tragic face in its most doleful gloom, that thou mayst incontinently turn upon us the sunshine of thy comic smile.
Here are Churchill's inimitable words on that grim occasion: "I have watched this famous island descending incontinently, fecklessly, the stairway which leads to a dark gulf.
The struggle between desire's subject and narrative control is solved by the recognition of her lie: she has ever loved him immensely, incontinently. And yet, this confession of self immediately breeds a new offspring of the wicked pronoun: "See, we fools!" Declaration becomes blabbing, and "I" is again betrayed into "we".
Just send us a letter promising that you'll give us, say, $100,000 if you ever act incontinently again.
The racing tape-machines lagged far behind the market, which incontinently crumpled up in spite of [the economist] Mr.
A hermeneutic paradigm evolves through such passages in which determinacy and indeterminacy are incontinently blended, the paradigm we associate with the fantastic.
So, for example, whilst there are cases of magistrates being dismissed from office for their own sexual misdemeanours - like the Thetford burgess who was said to have "lately lived incontinently and thereby become infamous in the public notice of the world to the great disreputation of the corporation and to the scandal and disgrace of other burgesses there"(91) - it is hard to find an instance of anyone being removed for his wife's adultery.(92) All this is perhaps not surprising; but it seems worth stressing none the less, because some recent writing on early modern women might be taken to suggest that the integration of family and state was so complete that a distinction between "public" and "private" did not really exist.(93) This would be misleading.
."(17) Lewes, using language very similar to Acton's, similarly chronicles the fate of the body public if unhealthy appetites are incontinently indulged by conventional, material theater.
The very fact that Lott felt constrained to apologize so incontinently was the measure of the extent to which the original offense was actually a trivial one, and without any bearing on actual political behavior, since it showed how inconceivable it was that anyone with anything like genuinely segregationist views could survive electorally in American politics.
This book then cites Victorian America of the preceding year, following that with the assertion that "few use the term 'Victorian' perhaps because of the elusiveness of the concept." (56) "Few" were becoming more numerous, and elusiveness notwithstanding, the author of Victorian America and the Civil War used that term almost incontinently.