INCONTINENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INCONTINENT
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 a.  lacking self-restraint; lacking sexual restraint; unchaste
Classic Sentence:
1  Whom Mrs. Sparsit incontinently collared.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V
2  Like an impatient fool, I lugged over the lever, and incontinently the thing went reeling over, and I was flung headlong through the air.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In III
3  But, so soon as I struck a match in order to see them, they fled incontinently, vanishing into dark gutters and tunnels, from which their eyes glared at me in the strangest fashion.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VI
4  That institution is reserved for men like Kennicott who, after devoting fifty years to "putting aside a stake," incontinently invest the stake in spurious oil-stocks.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  Two others remained open-mouthed a whole minute, then dashed into the little cabin, to rush out incontinently and stand darting scared glances, with Winchesters at 'ready' in their hands.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In II
Example Sentence:
1  His incontinent behavior off stage so shocked many people that they refused to attend the plays and movies in which he appeared.