verb (used with object), cured, cur·ing.
verb (used without object), cured, cur·ing.
Origin of cure
Examples from the Web for cureless
She sprang to her feet, her bright fancies fallen into cureless ruin.Anne Of Green Gables|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Though my many faults defaced me, Could no other arm be found, Than the one which once embraced me, To inflict a cureless wound?Lady Byron Vindicated|Harriet Beecher Stowe
It seems an earnest of "the staggers and the cureless lapse of youth" with which the King has threatened him.
He was right (if he said it) that he was la misre humaine, cureless misery—unless perhaps by the gallows.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
There are no marks of cureless malady— A faint suggestion of overwatchfulness, That oft points out the student—nothing more.The Scarlet Stigma|James Edgar Smith
British Dictionary definitions for cureless (1 of 2)
- to treat or finish (a substance) by chemical or physical means
- to vulcanize (rubber)
- to allow (a polymer) to set often using heat or pressure
Derived Formscureless, adjectivecurer, noun
Word Origin for cure
British Dictionary definitions for cureless (2 of 2)
Word Origin for curé
Medicine definitions for cureless
Idioms and Phrases with cureless
see kill or cure; ounce of prevention (is worth a pound of cure); sure cure.