Translation of incontinent in Spanish:


incontinente, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈkɒntɪnənt//ɪnˈkɑnt(ə)nənt/


  • 1

    • He became incontinent and lost control of his bowels.
    • Three quarters of the incontinent women were still incontinent six years later.
    • 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.
    • They were classified as incontinent if they responded ‘occasionally,’ ‘often,’ or ‘always’ to any of the items.
    • Many men afterwards find it difficult to get or keep an erection, and a minority will be incontinent.
    • I've got less grace than a duck with one leg, and less control than an incontinent old person on All-Bran.
    • She looked very pale and was vomiting and doubly incontinent.
    • Two-hourly reminders to void may control many incontinent people, especially in the nursing home.
    • Specifically, increasing physical activity and decreasing the intrusiveness of the nursing home environment at night can improve those factors in nursing home residents who are incontinent.
    • After six weeks of therapy, the mean number of incontinent episodes was reduced by one half in the treatment group but by only 15 percent in the control group.
    • Although overhydrated from exposure to urine or stool, perineal skin in an incontinent patient may paradoxically be described as ‘dry’ because of a deficiency of the oils seen in normal skin.
    • 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.
    • An overactive bladder, the second most common cause of urinary incontinence in women, affects 30% of incontinent women, the prevalence increasing with age.
    • Mahlati is one of many at the school who are incontinent and has no control over her bladder.
    • In addition, they were more likely to be incontinent of stool but less likely to be incontinent of urine.
    • The work of attending those who were vomiting, incontinent, or who had offensive wounds strained patient-family relationships.
    • This last option is generally reserved for incontinent women who are terminally ill, have a pressure ulcer, or live alone with no one available to provide other options for continence control.
    • Curing ulcerative colitis but leaving the patient incontinent of feces does the patient a great disservice.
    • Eight hours after admission, she experienced increased restlessness, irritability, severe dyspnea, nausea, and vomiting, and she was incontinent of urine and feces.
    • However, some people with Alzheimer's never become incontinent.
  • 2

    • 2.1literary (unrestrained)

      • 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.
      • They could be sexually incontinent too, sleeping with the daughters of local civilians and seducing their men's wives.
      • Some people - say, for example, certain sexually incontinent recovering Catholics - just don't take well to compromise, no matter how much or how little.
      • Playboys are no longer thought suave but sexually incontinent.
      • 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.

    • 2.2archaic euphemistic (licentious)