Continence in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Continence

the ability to restrain oneself, including one’s bodily discharges

Examples of Continence in a sentence

During a rare moment of continence, Tom kept his smart comment to himself.  🔊

My continence gave me the strength to avoid the dessert table.  🔊

Since the teenager has five kids, it’s obvious she doesn’t have any continence or self-restraint.  🔊

The religious woman hoped her continence would allow her to resist temptation and remain a virgin until her wedding day.  🔊

Because I have an issue with urinary continence, I often pee on myself.  🔊

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