Definition of Continency. Meaning of Continency. Synonyms of Continency

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Definition of Continency

Continency
Continence Con"ti*nence, Continency Con"ti*nen*cy, n. [F. continence, L. continentia. See Continent, and cf. Countenance.] 1. Self-restraint; self-command. He knew what to say; he knew also, when to leave off, -- a continence which is practiced by few writers. --Dryden. 2. The restraint which a person imposes upon his desires and passions; the act or power of refraining from indulgence of the sexual appetite, esp. from unlawful indulgence; sometimes, moderation in sexual indulgence. If they [the unmarried and widows] have not continency, let them marry. --1 Cor. vii. 9 (Rev. Ver. ). Chastity is either abstinence or continence: abstinence is that of virgins or widows; continence, that of married persons. --Jer. Taylor. 3. Uninterrupted course; continuity. [Obs.] --Ayliffe.

Meaning of Continency from wikipedia

- A continent is one of several very large landm****es. Generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly...
- ****ual abstinence or ****ual restraint is the practice of refraining from some or all aspects of ****ual activity for medical, psychological, legal, social...
- Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent...
- populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. It shares the continental landm**** of Eurasia with the continent of Europe...
- Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia and...
- Dark Continent may refer to: A phrase to describe Africa Particularly Sub-Saharan Africa A phrase used in 1926 by Sigmund Freud to describe the ****ual...
- Coordinates: 26°S 141°E / 26°S 141°E / -26; 141 The continent of Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul (/səˈhuːl/), Australinea...
- A continent is a large landm****. The Continent is used by those on the periphery of Europe to refer the mainland. Continent or the continent may also refer...
- Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest...
- list of continents of the world sorted by their gross domestic product (GDP), the market value of all final goods and services from a continent in a given...
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