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adverb (1)

in·​con·​ti·​nent·​ly (ˌ)in-ˈkän-tə-nənt-lē How to pronounce incontinently (audio)
: without delay : immediately


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adverb (2)

: in an incontinent or unrestrained manner: such as
: without moral restraint : lewdly
: without due or reasonable consideration

Examples of incontinently in a Sentence

Adverb (1) upon reading the rave review, I incontinently called the restaurant for a reservation

Word History

First Known Use

Adverb (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adverb (2)

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of incontinently was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Incontinently.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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