Incurable is a synonym of irrecoverable.
As adjectives the difference between incurable and irrecoverable
is that incurable
is of an illness, condition, etc, that is unable to be cured; healless while irrecoverable
is not recoverable or admitting of recovery; incapable of being recovered: as, an irrecoverable debt.
As a noun incurable
is one who cannot be cured.
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.
* incurable romantic
One who cannot be cured.
Not recoverable or admitting of recovery; incapable of being recovered: as, an irrecoverable debt.
That cannot be recovered from or made good; irremediable; as an irrecoverable disease; irrecoverable danger.