She sprang to her feet, her bright fancies fallen into cureless ruin.
In at least this age and country it exists as the atrophy of a cureless decline.
Memory pictured her pale and drooping, nay gradually sinking under the cureless malady which brought her to her grave at last.
A slow and cureless disease preyed on her delicate frame, and she expired in the second year of Tasso's imprisonment.
Though my many faults defaced me, Could no other arm be found, Than the one which once embraced me, To inflict a cureless wound?
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.
There are no marks of cureless malady— A faint suggestion of overwatchfulness, That oft points out the student—nothing more.
For this leaving of life, if we examine it, is merely for our own interest, because we cannot bear our own cureless pain.
Rend Subhadra's stony bosom with a mother's cureless grief, Let her follow Abhimanyu and in death obtain relief!
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.