Continence

The ability to control your bladder and/or bowels so that you urinate (pass water) or have a bowel movement only when you decide to do so.

continence

  1. the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
  2. voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge

Continence

• (n.) Alt. of Continency
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continence

(kon´tĭ-nәns) the ability to exercise voluntary control over natural impulses, such as the urge to defecate or urinate. adj., con´tinent., adj.
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continence

1. Moderation, temperance, or self-restraint in respect to the appetites, especially to sexual intercourse. ... 2. The ability to retain urine and/or faeces until a proper time for their discharge. ... Origin: L. Continentia, fr. Con-tineo, to hold back ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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continence

continency noun the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
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Continence

Control of the bladder and bowels.
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Continence

In Aristotle's ethics the moral condition of a person able to control his bodily desires by reason. Aristotle distinguishes continence from temperance in that the former implies a conflict between bodily desires and rational choice, whereas in the temperate man there is no such conflict. -- G.R.M.
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continence

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′ti-nents Definitions: 1. The ability to retain urine or feces until the proper time for their discharge. 2. Moderation, temperance, or self-restraint in respect to the appetites, especially in relationship to sexual intercourse.
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continence

[n] - voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge 2. [n] - the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
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