Meaning of continence in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɒntɪnəns/

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mass noun
  • 1The ability to control movements of the bowels and bladder.

    • ‘you can improve your continence by strengthening the muscles of the pelvic floor’
    1. 1.1Self-restraint, especially with regard to sex.
      • ‘complete sexual continence is considered an essential feature of the monastic life’