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incurable

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adjective in·cur·able \(ˌ)in-ˈkyu̇r-ə-bəl\

Simple Definition of incurable

  • : impossible to cure : not curable

  • : not likely to be changed

Full Definition of incurable

  1. :  not curable <an incurable disease>; broadly :  not likely to be changed or corrected <incurable optimism>

incurable noun
in·cur·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of incurable

  1. <an incurable flirt at school dances>



Origin of incurable

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French, from Late Latin incurabilis, from Latin in- + curabilis curable


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with incurable


INCURABLE Defined for Kids

incurable

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adjective in·cur·able \in-ˈkyu̇r-ə-bəl\

Definition of incurable

  1. :  impossible to cure <an incurable disease>

in·cur·ably \-blē\ adverb



Medical Dictionary

incurable

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adjective in·cur·able \(ˈ)in-ˈkyu̇r-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of incurable

  1. :  impossible to cure <an incurable disease>

  2. in·cur·ably \-blē\play adverb





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