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Definitions for incurable
ɪnˈkyʊər ə bəlin·cur·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incurable(adj)

    a person whose disease is incurable

  2. incurable(adj)

    incapable of being cured

    "an incurable disease"; "an incurable addiction to smoking"

  3. incurable(adj)

    unalterable in disposition or habits

    "an incurable optimist"


  1. incurable(Noun)

    One who cannot be cured.

  2. incurable(Adjective)

    Of an illness, condition, etc, that cannot be cured; healless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incurable(adj)

    not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease

  2. Incurable(adj)

    not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils

  3. Incurable(noun)

    a person diseased beyond cure

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incurable

    in-kūr′a-bl, adj. not admitting of cure or correction.—n. one beyond cure.—ns. Incur′ableness, Incurabil′ity.—adv. Incur′ably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incurable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incurable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of incurable in a Sentence

  1. Peter Openshaw:

    Immunology, like other cutting-edge areas of biomedical science, is a global discipline and one in which the UK excels, we currently rank first amongst the G7 nations for our research in immunity and infectious disease and are now starting to reap the benefits of our efforts, with new treatments for previously incurable diseases emerging after decades of investment and collaboration in immunological research.

  2. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida:

    Prime Minister Abe, as the prime minister of Japan, once again expresses his feeling of heartfelt apology and remorse to all those who, as 'comfort women', experienced much suffering and incurred incurable psychological and physical wounds.

  3. Bernard Baruch:

    There are no such things as incurable s. There are only things for which man has not found a cure.

  4. Jonathan Scott:

    I applaud Charlie Sheen for coming out publicly, it was a huge milestone in the HIV epidemic when Magic Johnson came out, then Rock Hudson and Greg Louganis as a Olympic medalist. That was over 25 years ago. HIV may not be fatal and incurable as it was then, yet at the same time there are many people to help and much to do.

  5. Fairfield Osborne:

    We do not live to extenuate the miseries of the past nor to accept as incurable those of the present.

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