Incurable

Definition of Incurable

In`cur´a`ble
a.1.
1.Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.
A scirrhus is not absolutely incurable.
- Arbuthnot.
2.Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.
Rancorous and incurable hostility.
- Burke.
They were laboring under a profound, and, as it might have seemed, an almost incurable ignorance.
- Sir J. Stephen.
n.1.A person diseased beyond cure.

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