Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adverb

Without due restraint.

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Usage examples "incontinently":

  1. At length the last nail was driven, and seated on the box he put his hand into an inner pocket to find his note- book, then incontinently fainted. - "Queen Sheba's Ring", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. When the king of Valencia, whose name was Alcamin, heard this, he was greatly troubled; and incontinently he spake unto two Moorish kings, who were his vassals, bidding them take three thousand horsemen, and all the men of the border, and bring the Cid to him alive, that he might make atonement to him for having entered his land. - "Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four", Charles H. Sylvester.
  3. Others, however, lacking time to close up, fled incontinently, leaving their goods unguarded. - "Rainbow's End", Rex Beach.