Translation of incontinent in Spanish:

incontinent

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɑːntnənt; ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt/

adj

  • 1 [Med] incontinente
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    • Two-hourly reminders to void may control many incontinent people, especially in the nursing home.
    • A patient who is diabetic, receiving antibiotics or immunosuppressive therapy incontinent, or perspiring heavily faces additional risk: he or she could acquire a fungal skin infection.
    • This covers the initial error and later events, when I went into retention a third time, lost the sensation of urination, and was doubly incontinent with diminished sensation in the genital region.
  • 2 2.1 (unrestrained) [literario/literary] inmoderado, exagerado 2.2 (licentious) [arch & euph] incontinente
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    • In this case ‘FU’ is a shorthand employed by party whips to describe sexually incontinent MPs who have thus far managed to keep their sordid secrets from their spouses but not the party managers.
    • Some people - say, for example, certain sexually incontinent recovering Catholics - just don't take well to compromise, no matter how much or how little.
    • Worse, instead of picking up plaudits and slowly building up a power base in Washington she found herself being derided as a doormat for her sexually incontinent husband.

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