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incurable adj
1 being such that a cure is impossible; "an incurable disease"; "an incurable addiction to smoking" [ant: curable]
2 unalterable in disposition or habits; "an incurable optimist" n : a person whose disease is incurable

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  • (UK) /ˌɪnˈkjʊəɹəbl/, /%In"kjU@r@bl/
  • (US) /ˌɪnˈkjʊɹəbl/, /%In"kjUr@bl/


  1. Of an illness, condition, etc, that cannot be cured.

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