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King James Dictionary
INCON'TINENCY, n. L. incontinentia. See Continence.
1. Want of restraint of the passions or appetites free or uncontrolled indulgence of the passions or appetites, as of anger.
2. Want of restraint of the sexual appetite free or illegal indulgence of lust lewdness used of either sex, but appropriately of the male sex. Incontinence in men is the same as unchastity in women.
3. Among physicians, the inability of any of the animal organs to restrain discharges of their contents, so that the discharges are involuntary Also, the involuntary discharge itself as an incontinence of urine in diabetes.
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