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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·cur·able /(ˌ)ɪnˈkjʊrəbəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·cur·able /(ˈ)ɪnˈkjʊrəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cur·a·ble a.
 1. Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.
    A scirrhus is not absolutely incurable.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.
    Rancorous and incurable hostility.   --Burke.
    They were laboring under a profound, and, as it might have seemed, an almost incurable ignorance.   --Sir J. Stephen.
 Syn: -- Irremediable; remediless; irrecoverable; irretrievable; irreparable; hopeless.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cur·a·ble, n. A person diseased beyond cure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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
      n : a person whose disease is incurable