incurable[in kyo̵or′ə bəl]
Origin: OFr from Late Latin incurabilis
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- Being such that a cure is impossible; not curable: an incurable disease.
- Incapable of being altered, as in disposition or habits: an incurable optimist; an incurable smoker.
- in·curˌa·bilˈi·ty, in·curˈa·ble·ness noun
- in·curˈa·ble noun
- in·curˈa·bly adverb
incurable - Medical Definition