continently adv

"Europe needs more self-restraint," said Tom continently.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • Continently — Con ti*nent*ly, adv. In a continent manner; chastely; moderately; temperately. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • continently — /kon tn euhnt lee/, adv. in a continent manner; temperately. [1520 30; CONTINENT + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • continent n — continently adv …   English expressions

  • continent — [känt′ n ənt] adj. [OFr < L continens, prp. of continere: see CONTAIN] 1. self restrained; temperate 2. characterized by self restraint in, esp. by total abstinence from, sexual activity 3. Obs. restrictive n. 1. Rare a thing that retains or… …   English World dictionary

  • Continent — 1. n. 1 any of the main continuous expanses of land (Europe, Asia, Africa, N. and S. America, Australia, Antarctica). 2 (the Continent) Brit. the mainland of Europe as distinct from the British Isles. 3 continuous land; a mainland. Etymology: L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • continent — 1. n. 1 any of the main continuous expanses of land (Europe, Asia, Africa, N. and S. America, Australia, Antarctica). 2 (the Continent) Brit. the mainland of Europe as distinct from the British Isles. 3 continuous land; a mainland. Etymology: L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • forhæfendlíce — adv continently …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • forwiernedlíce — adv continently …   Old to modern English dictionary

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