Definition of Incurability

1. Noun. Incapability of being cured or healed.

Exact synonyms: Incurableness
Generic synonyms: Characteristic
Antonyms: Curability, Curableness
Derivative terms: Incurable, Incurable



2. Noun. Incapability of being altered in disposition or habits. "The incurability of his optimism"
Generic synonyms: Unalterability
Derivative terms: Incurable

Definition of Incurability

1. n. The state of being incurable; irremediableness.

Definition of Incurability

1. Noun. The quality or state of being incurable—not being able to be cured. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incurability

incumberments
incumbers
incumbrance
incumbrancer
incumbrancers
incumbrances
incumbrous
incumplidor
incunable
incunables
incunabula
incunabulist
incunabulists
incunabulum
incur
incurability (current term)
incurable
incurable romantic
incurableness
incurables
incurably
incuriosities
incuriosity
incurious
incuriously
incuriousness
incuriousnesses
incurrable
incurred
incurrence

Literary usage of Incurability

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses by William Horatio Bates (1920)
"Every ophthalmologist of any experience knows that the theory of the incurability of errors of refraction does not fit the observed facts. ..."

2. Lectures on the Diseases of the Nervous System: Delivered at La Salpêtrière by Jean Martin Charcot (1877)
"incurability of contracture in a certain number of hysterical patients. Examples. Anatomical lesions. Sclerosis of the lateral columns. ..."

3. Text-book of Psychiatry: A Psychological Study of Insanity for Practitioners by Emanuel Mendel (1907)
"... the sleep is good without improvement of the psychic symptoms, and the bodily weight increases, it speaks strongly for a transition into incurability. ..."

4. Consumption and tuberculosis: Their Proximate Cause and Specific Treatment by John Francis Churchill (1875)
"This fact of the incurability of phthisis has, however, gone through several fluctuations of opinion before becoming finally established. ..."

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