Meaning of continence

con•ti•nence

Pronunciation: (kon'tn-uns), [key]
— n.
  1. self-restraint or abstinence, esp. in regard to sexual activity; temperance; moderation.
  2. the ability to voluntarily control urinary and fecal discharge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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