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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·con·ti·nence /(ˌ)ɪnˈkɑntṇən(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·con·ti·nence /(ˈ)ɪnˈkɑntṇən(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·con·ti·nence In·con·ti·nen·cy n.
 1. Incapacity to hold; hence, incapacity to hold back or restrain; the quality or state of being incontinent; lack of continence; failure to restrain the passions or appetites; indulgence of lust; lewdness.
    That Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.   --1 Cor. vii. 5.
    From the rash hand of bold incontinence.   --Milton.
 2. Med. The inability of any of the animal organs to restrain the natural evacuations, especially urination, or defecation, so that the discharges are involuntary; as, incontinence of urine.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: involuntary urination or defecation [syn: incontinency]
      2: indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures [syn: dissoluteness,