Definition of incurability in US English:



  • See incurable

    • ‘The increased levels of depression and anxiety around recurrence of breast cancer highlight the adverse effect of this event on women's mental health, which signals incurability and possible physical burden.’
    • ‘All too often, quality of life is neither protected nor supported adequately between the stage of recognized incurability and death.’
    • ‘Three years later, hobbling with knee bandages and a mindset of incurability, I was directed by a colleague to a spiritual healer in a back street in Cambridge.’
    • ‘But it was obvious to me the incurability of her situation, her prison created by homeopathic cocktails, allopathic cocktails and surgical interference.’
    • ‘Compounding the problem of incurability is that herpes, HIV, HPV, syphilis, chlamydia and others have asymptomatic periods during which an unknowingly infected person may be spreading the disease.’