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 Meanings and Examples of INCURABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy
Classic Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  The quarrel with Lanyon was incurable.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
2  She was sinking under a painful and incurable disease, and wished to recover him before she died.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LI
3  Her early impressions were incurable.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
4  Girls are incurable on the subject of marriage, and all that we wise men can say will not prevent the waistcoat-makers and the shoe-stitchers from dreaming of husbands studded with diamonds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
5  This incurable blackness takes possession of the interior of a man and is there converted into evil.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
6  The affair, as it will be reported, will cover us with shame; for in a society such as ours satire inflicts a painful and incurable wound.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 99. The Law.
7  What her last illness was, I am not certain: I conjecture, they died of the same thing, a kind of fever, slow at its commencement, but incurable, and rapidly consuming life towards the close.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  My father's care and attentions were indefatigable, but he did not know the origin of my sufferings and sought erroneous methods to remedy the incurable ill.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
9  Her danger lay, as she knew, in her old incurable dread of discomfort and poverty; in the fear of that mounting tide of dinginess against which her mother had so passionately warned her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
10  People had great sympathy with him, for it was known that he had married an unpresentable woman who was an incurable drunkard.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In GRACE
11  Which ill-practices of theirs, though they quiet things for a time, must in the end exhaust their resources, and give rise in seasons of danger to incurable mischief and disorder.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXX.
12  It was the first time she had received a direct communication from Bellomont since the close of her last visit there, and she was still visited by the dread of having incurred Judy's displeasure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
13  Every thought filled with apprehension for the previous treasure he had concealed in the cavern, the young man started to his feet, totally regardless of the hazard he incurred by such an exposure.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 8
14  After this termination of the scene, Duncan wandered among the lodges, unquestioned and unnoticed, endeavoring to find some trace of her in whose behalf he incurred the risk he ran.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24
15  Some few years before, a negro woman, who had incurred Legree's displeasure, was confined there for several weeks.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
Example Sentence:
1  Vulnerable to the attack,who are incurable.
2  Folly is an incurable disease.
3  Parkinson's disease is a debilitating and incurable disease of the nervous system.
4  She has a rare, incurable disease.
5  He is suffering from an incurable skin disease.
6  The disease from which he died was at that time incurable.
7  I'll be happy to reimburse you for any expenses you might have incurred.
8  The insurance company will indemnify you for the loss incurred.
9  The play has incurred the wrath/anger of both audiences and critics.
10  You will receive reimbursement for any additional costs incurred.
11  The next two items refer to actual expenditures incurred, rather than estimated needs.
12  On separating from Tony, Tina announced that she would repudiate all debts incurred by her soon-to-be ex-husband.
13  Today when a corporation loses a court decision the universal punishment they incur is that they are made to pay a fine.