continence

suomi-englanti sanakirja

continence englannista suomeksi

  1. pidättyvyys

  2. pidättäminen, pidätyskyky

  1. Substantiivi

  2. pidättäminen act, pidätyskyky ability

  3. pidättyvyys

continence englanniksi

  1. The voluntary control of urination and defecation.

  2. Moderation or self-restraint, especially in sexual activity; abstinence.

  3. (seeCites)

  4. (RQ:Dryden Fables)

  5. He knew what to say; he knew also, when to leave off, — a continence which is practised by few writers.
  6. (RQ:Taylor Holy Living)

  7. 1953, Samuel Beckett, ''Watt''

  8. For this was a line so little frequented, especially at this hour, when the driver, the stoker, the guard and the station staffs all along the line, were anhelating towards their wives, after the long hours of continence, that the train would hardly draw up, when it would be off again, like a bouncing ball.
  9. Uninterrupted course; continuity.

  10. (RQ:Ayliffe PJC)

  11. the Continence of the Cause should be divided
  12. (l)