Incurable vs Uncured - What's the difference?

incurable | uncured |


As adjectives the difference between incurable and uncured

is that incurable is of an illness, condition, etc, that is unable to be cured; healless while uncured is not cured.

As a noun incurable

is one who cannot be cured.

incurable

English

Adjective

(-)
  • 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

    Synonyms

    * uncurable

    Antonyms

    * curable

    Noun

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

    * ----

    uncured

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not cured