Definition of enuretic in English:


adjective & noun


See enuresis

‘Hence, 8 percent of 12-year-old boys and 4 percent of 12-year-old girls are enuretic; only 1 to 3 percent of adolescents are still wetting their bed.’
  • ‘Both the screening instruments did not pick up enuresis as a disorder, though on clinical assessment 5 of 76 screen negative children were diagnosed to be enuretic.’
  • ‘Achieving continence is also maturational, and children who lag developmentally at one and three years of age are more likely to be enuretic at age six.’
  • ‘However, despite parental beliefs, enuretic children are not more difficult to waken than their peers without enuresis.’
  • ‘Although she had been completely toilet trained, she became enuretic and encopretic and also developed a severe eating disorder.’



/ˌenyəˈredik/ /ˌɛnjəˈrɛdɪk/