not admitting of remedy, as disease, trouble, damage, etc.; unremediable.

1400–50; late Middle English; see remedy, -less Unabridged
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remedy (ˈrɛmɪdɪ)
n (usually foll by for or against) (usually foll by for or against) , pl -dies
1.  any drug or agent that cures a disease or controls its symptoms
2.  anything that serves to put a fault to rights, cure defects, improve conditions, etc: a remedy for industrial disputes
3.  the legally permitted variation from the standard weight or quality of coins; tolerance
4.  to relieve or cure (a disease, illness, etc) by or as if by a remedy
5.  to put to rights (a fault, error, etc); correct
[C13: from Anglo-Norman remedie, from Latin remedium a cure, from remedērī to heal again, from re- + medērī to heal; see medical]

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All this is startling and sad enough, but not entirely hopeless or remediless.
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