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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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Participants who had read the reports that referred to Freitod expressed a more positive view of suicide by incurably ill patients than those who had encountered either of the other terms.
NEGATIVE ETHNICITYThey argue that negative ethnicity and dictatorship are inherent and incurably embedded in big communities and, hence, only secession can liberate the small ones.
Fayemi, who didn't say categorically whether he is still nursing governorship ambition, said the APC is incurably committed to making sure that Ekiti rejoins the league of developing states by ensuring that the party wins the 2018 governorship poll.
Tenders are invited for Implementing Animal Birth Control (ABC) & ARV in stray dogs and euthanising, incurably ill and mortally wounded Dogs in a humane manner as per Animal Birth Control(Dog) Rules 2001.
I want escapism and fun for a while, I don't want something that is going to require me to pull out the dictionary when I get home (reference to the writers finding swearing incurably funny) and I want something where I know that in the end the heroes probably are going to save the world and defeat all evil.
Writers Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman find swearing incurably funny and take juvenile delight in their misjudged attempts to be outrageous.
Summary: Since 2002, Belgium has permitted terminally or incurably ill adults to request and receive euthanasia from a doctor.
Born blind to deaf parents, Schneider underwent a series of painful operations as a young child and was left with 99 percent scar tissue on the lenses of his eyes, resulting in his being declared incurably blind.
This thought provoking novel has danger, drama and tension in plenty yet leavened with the irrepressible humour which is as characteristic of Mr Conaghan as his incurably romantic soul.
An acclaimed photojournalist who had survived war-zone shootings, nearly dying in filthy backwater clinics, and who had lived a "rootless and lonely existence" for the sake of her work finds herself going incurably blind.
The Animal Birth Control Rules ( ABC rules) formulated under Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960 mandated killing of only rabies afflicted, incurably ill or mortally wounded dogs.
The message is loud and clear except to those who remain incurably narcissist and selfrighteous they could do no wrong.