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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: continency (0.01111 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to continency.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: continency continency n : the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters [syn: continence]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Continency Continence \Con"ti*nence\, Continency \Con"ti*nen*cy\, n. [F. continence, L. continentia. See Continent, and cf. Countenance.] 1. Self-restraint; self-command. [1913 Webster] He knew what to say; he knew also, when to leave off, -- a continence which is practiced by few writers. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] If they [the unmarried and widows] have not continency, let them marry. --1 Cor. vii. 9 (Rev. Ver. ). [1913 Webster] Chastity is either abstinence or continence: abstinence is that of virgins or widows; continence, that of married persons. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. Uninterrupted course; continuity. [Obs.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]


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