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synonyms for incurables

  • consumptive
  • convalescent
  • incurable
  • patient
  • shut-in
  • sufferer
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How to use incurables in a sentence

To Quin it seemed that everybody but himself was going home—that is, everybody but the incurables.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
Unless our poor Friend belong to the numerous class of Incurables, which seems not likely, some cure will doubtless be effected.
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
Two elderly spinsters, who did the work of servants, figured in the Sisters' conversation as "our incurables."
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
"That's back in the incurables' ward," said Raridan, in explanation to Saxton.
THE MAIN CHANCEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
You are anxious that money should be obtained in order to build a new Home for Incurables.
SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF H. R. H. THE PRINCE OF WALES: 1863-1888EDWARD VII
Unfortunately, the accumulation of incurables, even in asylums, opened the eyes of many to the fallacy of this inference.
CHAPTERS IN THE HISTORY OF THE INSANE IN THE BRITISH ISLESDANIEL HACK TUKE
The faces at the board changed little; for ours was practically a place for incurables.
MY EXPERIENCES IN A LUNATIC ASYLUMHERMAN CHARLES MERIVALE
He advertises for patients, collects all the diseases of the heart, and turns a royal palace into an hospital for incurables.
JUNIUS UNMASKEDJOEL MOODY
Likewise, on the other hand, the secondary asylum will not so exclusively be the abode of incurables.
ON THE STATE OF LUNACY AND THE LEGAL PROVISION FOR THE INSANEJOHN T. ARLIDGE
One could occasionally see that a crisis was coming; either these people must laugh, or be put on the list of hopeless incurables.
A BREEZE FROM THE WOODS, 2ND ED.WILLIAM CHAUNCEY BARTLETT
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