Etymology
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incurable (adj.)

mid-14c., from Old French incurable "not curable" (13c.), from Late Latin incurabilis "not curable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + curabilis "curable" (see curable). As a noun, "incurable person," from 1650s. Related: Incurably.

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Definitions of incurable
1
incurable (adj.)
incapable of being cured;
an incurable addiction to smoking
an incurable disease
incurable (adj.)
unalterable in disposition or habits;
an incurable optimist
2
incurable (n.)
a person whose disease is incurable;
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