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Noun
Abstention from sexual intercourse
“She was able to convince her husband that they live in continence and share a religious vocation.”
Noun
The checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others
“… experiencing a moment of unusual continence, I refrained from returning her gratuitous insult.”
Noun
The power to control one's actions, impulses, or emotions
“… a religious sect that demanded nearly superhuman continence from its adherents.”
Noun
Voluntary restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites
“… a gambling mecca that has a reputation for being the sort of place where caution and continence are thrown to the wind.”
Noun
A lack of warmth or openness in manner or expression
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