Serving to restrain or limit; restraining; opposing.
Exercising restraint as to the indulgence of desires or
passions; temperate; moderate.
Abstaining from sexual intercourse; exercising restraint
upon the sexual appetite; esp., abstaining from illicit sexual
Not interrupted; connected; continuous; as, a continent
That which contains anything; a receptacle.
One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the
main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing
from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is
that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of