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synonyms for continence

On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to continence, such as: abstemiousness, abstinence, asceticism, celibacy, chastity, and forbearance.

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How to use continence in a sentence

  • A number of well-meaning people demand from men absolute "continence" save for procreation only.

    Married Love | Marie Carmichael Stopes
  • The lesson of history, then, is that continence is essential to the progress of the race.

    The Woman Who Vowed | Ellison Harding

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