incontinent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-kon'tn-unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. unable to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urine or feces.
  2. unable to contain or retain (usually fol. by of&hasp;): incontinent of temper.
  3. lacking in moderation or self-control, esp. of sexual desire.
  4. unceasing or unrestrained: an incontinent flow of talk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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