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incurable

1. (esp of a disease) not curable; unresponsive to treatment
2. a person having an incurable disease
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The book also confirmed that as his health failed, John Paul prepared a document for aides stating that he would step down instead of ruling for life if he became incurably ill or permanently impaired from carrying out his duties as pope.
Evans notes that Hitler's Operation T-4, his "euthanasia action" program, directed against disabled, mentally ill, and incurably sick Germans, laid the foundation for the more dramatic, Europe-wide extermination programs.
On the contrary, they will rightly see this as a further example of the abdication of the Duty of Care of the Trust and NHS Wales to the incurably mentally ill.
Drawing from Ira Steinman's own vast experience in the field, she seeks to dispel the myth that some people are incurably crazy and must simply be put in a padded room for the rest of their days.
By threatening to prosecute physicians under the Ontario Human Rights Code for refusing to participate in abortion-on-demand, it has perpetrated one of the worst attacks on the right to conscience of physicians since Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Reich Commissar for the occupied Netherlands, who tried to compel Dutch physicians to take part in the Nazi euthanasia program for the "useless, incurably sick.
Norman & The Stinking Space Goo" is Norman's story, as he finds himself incurably toxic in odor, with the only person willing to tolerate his odor and stench is the school's stereotypical science nerd--and find something very interesting that may change both of their lives for good.
After one last failed magical attempt, Thea overhears her parents talking about sending her to the Wandless Academy, the only school in the country for those who cannot perform magic (otherwise known as the Last Ditch School for the Incurably Incompetent, at least to Thea).
He might find it hard to believe that any sane person would want to keep the existing building, but it tempts some of us to reply that no-one but an incurably moronic vandal would want to knock it down.
Just half an hour in the box can have huge health benefits and for those, like me, who have an incurably busy life, what is nicer than an excuse to do nothing but to sit in peace and quiet for half an hour?
They will convince more Muslims that the west is incurably Islamophobic and engaged in a new crusade.
To feed all people sufficiently, to make sure the curably ill are cured, to tend adequately to the incurably ill, to school and house all well, should be our economics.
Retroactive elections are obviously complicated, perhaps incurably, by the bilateral aspect of transfer pricing and the necessary involvement of foreign tax rules and authorities.