Definition of continence
- fecal continence
argued for a pregnancy-prevention program that did not put so much faith in the continence of teenagers
experiencing a moment of unusual continence, I refrained from returning her gratuitous insult
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'continence.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
What made you want to look up continence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Test Your Emoji Exceptionalism