Definition of incontinency:
- Incapacity to hold; hence, incapacity to hold back or restrain; the quality or state of being incontinent; want of continence; failure to restrain the passions or appetites; indulgence of lust; lewdness.
- The inability of any of the animal organs to restrain the natural evacuations, so that the discharges are involuntary; as, incontinence of urine.
- "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
If a man is dispossessed of one of his wives, he has a private injury to avenge, and takes the earliest opportunity of retaliating, but he cannot see that a woman is a bit the worse for a little incontinency.- "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
- "The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates", Xenophon.