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continence

con·ti·nence

continence

 
pronunciation:
kan tih nns
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: moderation or self-restraint, esp. in sexual activity.
synonyms:
moderation, self-control, self-restraint, temperance
antonyms:
abandon
similar words:
abstinence, asceticism, austerity, celibacy, chastity, forbearance, Puritanism, restraint, self-denial
definition 2: ability to control the release of one's urine and feces.
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