American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Being such that a cure is impossible; not curable: an incurable disease.
- adj. Incapable of being altered, as in disposition or habits: an incurable optimist; an incurable smoker.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not curable; beyond the power of skill or medicine: as, an incurable disease.
- Not admitting correction: as, incurable evils. Synonyms Irremediable, remediless, hopeless, irreparable, incorrigible.
- n. A person diseased beyond the possibility of cure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy.
- adj. Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless.
- n. A person diseased beyond cure.
- adj. unalterable in disposition or habits
- adj. incapable of being cured
- n. a person whose disease is incurable
“But Hashemi believed that ultimately this would not solve the problem, which he described as incurable, between the Taliban government and the United States.”
“An emergency motion filed with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago says Ryan's wife went into septic shock, a complication of her treatment for what the motion describes as incurable cancer of the lungs, back, pelvis, ribs and liver.”
“The emergency motion filed with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago says Ryan's wife went into septic shock, a complication of her treatment for what the motion describes as incurable cancer of the lungs, back, pelvis, ribs and liver.”
“At some point in time, every so-called incurable disease has been cured.”
“They are searching for a cure for the incurable, which is why the family you're about to meet is about to go to China really responding only to the promises on a Web site.”
“We are dealing with women that we would classify as incurable patients.”
“He was the one everyone always called the incurable optimist.”
“It is a condition -- condition that doctors describe as incurable but treatable.”
“= -- Probably no class of people are greater users of patent medicines than those unfortunates afflicted with the so-called incurable diseases.”
“Some of the so-called incurable skin diseases get well in a short time on a proper diet without any local treatment.”
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