incurable

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From Old French incurable, from Late Latin incurabilis

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incurable (not comparable)

  1. Of an illness, condition, etc, that is unable to be cured; healless.
    • 1854, James Stephen, On Desultory and Systematic Reading
      They were labouring under a profound, and, as it might have seemed, an almost incurable ignorance.

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NounEdit

incurable (plural incurables)

  1. One who cannot be cured.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin incurabilis, attested from 1460.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

incurable (masculine and feminine plural incurables)

  1. incurable
    Synonym: inguarible
    Antonyms: curable, guarible

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  1. ^ “incurable” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin incurabilis.

AdjectiveEdit

incurable (plural incurables)

  1. incurable
    Synonym: inguérissable
    Antonyms: curable, guérissable

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incurable m or f (plural incurables)

  1. incurable

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin incūrābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

incurable (plural incurables)

  1. incurable
    Antonym: curable

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