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English definition of “incontinent”

incontinent

adjective     /ɪnˈkɒn.tɪ.nənt/ US  /-ˈkɑːn.tə-/
unable to control the excretion of urine or the contents of the bowels : Many of our elderly patients are incontinent. As the illness progressed , she became doubly incontinent (= unable to control the excretion both of urine and the contents of the bowels ).Disorders of the urinary system
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