AskDefine | Define incurable

Dictionary Definition

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

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

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

Adjective

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

Derived terms

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1