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in·cur·a·ble

 (ĭn-kyo͝or′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Being such that a cure is impossible; not curable: an incurable disease.
2. Incapable of being altered, as in disposition or habits: an incurable optimist; an incurable smoker.

in·cur′a·bil′i·ty n.
in·cur′a·ble n.
in·cur′a·bly adv.

incurable

(ɪnˈkjʊərəbəl)
adj
(Pathology) (esp of a disease) not curable; unresponsive to treatment
n
(Pathology) a person having an incurable disease
inˌcuraˈbility, inˈcurableness n
inˈcurably adv

in•cur•a•ble

(ɪnˈkyʊər ə bəl)

adj.
1. not curable: an incurable disease.
2. not susceptible to change: incurable pessimism.
[1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin]
in•cur′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incurable - a person whose disease is incurable
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.incurable - incapable of being cured; "an incurable disease"; "an incurable addiction to smoking"
curable - curing or healing is possible; "curable diseases"
2.incurable - unalterable in disposition or habits; "an incurable optimist"
inalterable, unalterable - not capable of being changed or altered; "unalterable resolve"; "an unalterable ground rule"

incurable

adjective
1. fatal, terminal, inoperable, irrecoverable, irremediable, remediless He is suffering from an incurable skin disease.
2. incorrigible, hopeless, inveterate, dyed-in-the-wool He's an incurable romantic.

incurable

adjective
Offering no hope or expectation of improvement:
Translations
غَيْر قابِل للشِّفاء، عُضال
nevyléčitelný
uhelbredelig
gyógyíthatatlan
ólæknanlegur
neišgydomas
neārstējamsnedziedināmsnelabojams
nevyliečiteľný
neozdravljiv
tedavi edilemez

incurable

[ɪnˈkjʊərəbl]
A. ADJ
1. (Med) → incurable
2. (fig) [optimist, romantic] → incorregible
B. Nincurable mf

incurable

[ɪnˈkjʊərəbəl] adj
[disease] → incurable
[romantic, optimist] → incurable

incurable

adj, incurably
advunheilbar; (fig)unverbesserlich
n (Med) → unheilbar Kranke(r) mf

incurable

[ɪnˈkjʊərəbl] adj (disease) → incurabile; (habit) → incorreggibile (fig) (optimist) → inguaribile

incurable

(inˈkjuərəbl) adjective
not able to be cured or corrected; not curable. an incurable disease/habit.

in·cur·a·ble

a. incurable, que no tiene cura.

incurable

adj incurable
References in classic literature ?
A KIND-HEARTED Physician sitting at the bedside of a patient afflicted with an incurable and painful disease, heard a noise behind him, and turning saw a cat laughing at the feeble efforts of a wounded mouse to drag itself out of the room.
Schneider frowns ever more and more and shakes his head; he hints that the brain is fatally injured; he does not as yet declare that his patient is incurable, but he allows himself to express the gravest fears.
And it will be clearly shown in the course of this investigation that as far as the principle contended for has prevailed, it has been the cause of incurable disorder and imbecility in the government.