These charges were the "inmost and soul-piercing wounds" of which he spoke, still "aching," still "uncured."
In February I leave the hospital, uncured, but healed from the temptations of the world.
As this gave my stomach no relief I inserted my finger into my mouth, and the uncured fish came up, but that was all.
And Harley, too—Harley still so uncured of his frantic love.
And Harley, too,—Harley still so uncured of his frantic love!
But we are usually suspicious of a doctor endeavouring to cure others when he himself labours under an uncured disease.
The uncured cases became chronic and led straight to tuberculosis in its various forms.
Bacon properly cured is much more digestible than pork, the smoke giving it certain qualities not existing in uncured pork.
The rubber which is finished off in the drying-room is uncured.
He does not shun to be discerned in the evening of a tempestuous life, crippled with wounds aching and uncured.
c.1300, "care, heed," from Latin cura "care, concern, trouble," with many figurative extensions, e.g. "study; administration; a mistress," and also "means of healing, remedy," from Old Latin coira-, from PIE root *kois- "be concerned." Meaning "medical care" is late 14c.
parish priest, from French curé (13c.), from Medieval Latin curatus (see curate).
late 14c., from Old French curer, from Latin curare "take care of," hence, in medical language, "treat medically, cure" (see cure (n.)). In reference to fish, pork, etc., first recorded 1743. Related: Cured; curing.
Most words for "cure, heal" in European languages originally applied to the person being treated but now can be used with reference to the disease, too. Relatively few show an ancient connection to words for "physician;" typically they are connected instead to words for "make whole" or "tend to" or even "conjurer." French guérir (with Italian guarir, Old Spanish guarir) is from a Germanic verb stem also found in in Gothic warjan, Old English wearian "ward off, prevent, defend" (see warrant (n.)).
Restoration of health; recovery from disease.
A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
An agent that restores health; a remedy.
To restore a person to health.
To effect a recovery from a disease or disorder.