uncurable

adjective
un·​cur·​able | \ ˌən-ˈkyu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce uncurable (audio) \

Definition of uncurable

: unable to be cured : incurable an uncurable illness … an unfortunate but uncurable perverseness in our natures …— Henry Fielding

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Recent Examples on the Web In the third year of Nixon’s first term, America’s economy faced seemingly uncurable unemployment and inflation. Daniel Casse, WSJ, "The Future Turns 50 This Year," 1 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of uncurable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncurable. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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uncurable

adjective
un·​cur·​able | \ ˌən-ˈkyu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce uncurable (audio) \

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