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incurable

adjective uk   /ɪnˈkjʊə.rə.bl̩/ us    /-ˈkjʊr.ə-/

incurable adjective (DISEASE)

C2 not able to be cured: Parkinson's disease is a debilitating and incurable disease of the nervous system.

incurable adjective (PERSONALITY)

[usually before noun] used to say that someone 's personality type does not change or cannot be changed: an incurable romantic/optimist/pessimist
incurably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
She was told that she was incurably ill. He's incurably cheerful.
Translations of “incurable”
in Spanish incurable…
in French incurable…
in German unheilbar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 無法治癒的…
in Russian неизлечимый…
in Turkish tedavi edilemez, çaresi bulunamaz, devasız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 无法治愈的…
in Polish nieuleczalny…
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