Definition of continently in US English:



  • See continent

    • ‘These are the potty training books, in which the heroine gets a new potty, expresses doubts, gives it a whirl, succeeds, buys new big-girl underwear, and lives continently ever after.’
    • ‘They lived together continently for a year, and Birgitta was especially fervent in her prayers and ascetic devotions.’
    • ‘In any event, if the conditions I mention about your living continently are met then you should be able to receive absolution and then the Eucharist.’