how to pronounce incontinent


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incontinent is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of incontinent


  1. Unrestrained or unceasing.
  2. Plagued by incontinence; lacking the ability to restrain natural discharges or evacuations of urination or defecation.
  3. Unable to contain or retain.
  4. Lacking moral or sexual restraint, moderation or self-control, especially of sexual desire.
  5. Immediate; without delay.


  1. Immediately, forthwith.


  1. One who is unchaste.

incontinent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word incontinent occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics incontinent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that incontinent can be often used in the following areas:

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