Dangerous vs Incurable - What's the difference?

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Dangerous is a related term of incurable.

As adjectives the difference between dangerous and incurable

is that dangerous is full of danger while incurable is of an illness, condition, etc, that is unable to be cured; healless.

As a noun incurable is

one who cannot be cured.




  • Full of danger.
  • :
  • *
  • *:“[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
  • Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:If they incline to think you dangerous / To less than gods
  • In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.
  • Forby. Bartlett.
  • (lb) Hard to suit; difficult to please.
  • *(Geoffrey Chaucer) (c.1343-1400)
  • *:My wages ben full strait, and eke full small; / My lord to me is hard and dangerous .
  • (lb) Reserved; not affable.
  • *(Geoffrey Chaucer) (c.1343-1400)
  • *:Of his speech dangerous
  • Synonyms

    (full of danger) * hazardous * perilous * risky * unsafe * See also


    * (full of danger) safe




  • Of an illness, condition, etc, that is unable to be cured; healless.
  • * Sir J. Stephen
  • They were labouring under a profound, and, as it might have seemed, an almost incurable ignorance.

    Derived terms

    * incurable romantic


    * uncurable


    * curable


    (en noun)
  • One who cannot be cured.
  • Anagrams

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