incontinently

adverb (1)
in·​con·​ti·​nent·​ly | \ (ˌ)in-ˈkän-tə-nənt-lē How to pronounce incontinently (audio) \

Definition of incontinently

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: without delay : immediately

incontinently

adverb (2)

Definition of incontinently (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of incontinently

Adverb (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adverb (2)

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

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“Incontinently.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incontinently. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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