incontinently

incontinently

1 [in-kon-tn-uhnt-lee]
adverb
without exercising continence.

Origin:
1545–55; incontinent + -ly

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incontinently

2 [in-kon-tn-uhnt-lee]
adverb Archaic.
immediately; at once; straightaway.

Origin:
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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incontinent1 (ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt)
 
adj
1.  lacking in restraint or control, esp sexually
2.  relating to or exhibiting involuntary urination or defecation
3.  (foll by of) having little or no control (over)
4.  unrestrained; uncontrolled
 
[C14: from Old French, from Latin incontinens, from in-1 + continere to hold, restrain]
 
in'continence1
 
n
 
in'continency1
 
n
 
in'continently1
 
adv

incontinent or incontinently2 (ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt)
 
adv
obsolete words for immediately
 
[C15: from Late Latin in continentī tempore, literally: in continuous time, that is, with no interval]
 
incontinently or incontinently2
 
adv
 
[C15: from Late Latin in continentī tempore, literally: in continuous time, that is, with no interval]

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