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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: continence(0.00924 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to continence.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters [syn: continency]
2: voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge
English → English (gcide)
Continence \Con"ti*nence\, Continency \Con"ti*nen*cy\, n. [F.
continence, L. continentia. See Continent, and cf.
1. Self-restraint; self-command.
He knew what to say; he knew also, when to leave
off, -- a continence which is practiced by few
2. The restraint which a person imposes upon his desires and
passions; the act or power of refraining from indulgence
of the sexual appetite, esp. from unlawful indulgence;
sometimes, moderation in sexual indulgence.
If they [the unmarried and widows] have not
continency, let them marry. --1 Cor. vii.
9 (Rev. Ver.
Chastity is either abstinence or continence:
abstinence is that of virgins or widows; continence,
that of married persons. --Jer. Taylor.
3. Uninterrupted course; continuity. [Obs.] --Ayliffe.