Translation of incurable in Spanish:

incurable

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkjʊrəbəl; ɪnˈkjʊərəbəl/

adj

  • 1.1 [illness] incurable
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    • But the claim that a product can cure an incurable disease should sound alarms.
    • In this week's program we hear the personal stories of three people who have been struck down with the incurable illness Motor Neurone Disease.
    • This predictability of the dying phase is not always as clear in other chronic incurable diseases.
    1.2 [habit] incorregible; [optimist/romantic] incorregible, empedernido, sin remedio
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    • Hughes is well cast as the sympathetic, Candide-like Simon, an incurable optimist who talks about hopelessness without quite grasping the concept himself.
    • There are signs of improvement, but only an incurable optimist would conclude that the game is in rude health.
    • ‘I find most skeptics to be incurable optimists,’ Hyde continues.

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