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(Pathology) (of wounds) unresponsive to treatment
imˈmedicableness n
imˈmedicably adv
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(ɪˈmɛd ɪ kə bəl)

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By the 1990s, Richardson's creation had fallen into a state of disrepair bordering on the immedicable. That any structures at all, let alone a masterpiece on its way to restoration, exist on this spot today, owes to the labor and love of many people, but not one is more passionate, more eloquent, or more Buffalonian than Tim Tielman.
CNNP relieves pain with nonsurgery treatments such as medicines, exercise plus joint mobilization, cervical manipulation, acupuncture, or acupotomy and becomes immedicable in only about 5%-10% of patients [28,29].
damn-it-all-to-Hell blackness-- an immedicable, irredeemable stain.