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im·prac·ti·cal

 (ĭm-prăk′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Unwise to implement or maintain in practice: Refloating the sunken ship proved impractical because of the great expense.
2. Incapable of dealing efficiently with practical matters, especially finances.
3. Not a part of experience, fact, or practice; theoretical.
4. Impracticable. See Usage Note at impracticable.

im·prac′ti·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), im·prac′ti·cal·ness n.

impractical

(ɪmˈpræktɪkəl)
adj
1. not practical or workable: an impractical solution.
2. not given to practical matters or gifted with practical skills: he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work.
imˌpractiˈcality, imˈpracticalness n
imˈpractically adv

im•prac•ti•cal

(ɪmˈpræk tɪ kəl)

adj.
1. not practical or useful.
2. incapable of dealing sensibly with practical matters.
3. idealistic.
4. impracticable.
[1860–65]
im•prac`ti•cal′i•ty, im•prac′ti•cal•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impractical - not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"
impossible - not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with; "an impossible dream"; "an impossible situation"
unrealistic - not realistic; "unrealistic expectations"; "prices at unrealistic high levels"
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
2.impractical - not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
utopian - characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection; "the dim utopian future"; "utopian idealists"; "recognized the utopian nature of his hopes"

impractical

adjective
1. unworkable, impracticable, unrealistic, inoperable, impossible, unserviceable, nonviable With regularly scheduled airlines, sea travel became impractical.
unworkable possible, practical, viable, workable, serviceable
2. unrealistic, romantic, idealistic, optimistic, visionary, dreamy, Utopian, quixotic, impracticable, starry-eyed He was difficult, eccentric and hopelessly impractical.
3. idealistic, wild, out there (slang), romantic, unrealistic, visionary, unbusinesslike, starry-eyed He's full of wacky, weird and impractical ideas.
idealistic sensible, realistic, down-to-earth

impractical

adjective
1. Not capable of happening or being done:
2. Incapable of dealing efficiently with practical matters:
3. Incapable of being used or availed of to advantage:
Translations
غَير عَمَليغَيْرُ عَمَلِيٌّ
nepraktický
upraktisk
epäkäytännöllinen
nepraktičan
gyakorlatiatlan
óhagkvæmur
実際的でない
비실용적인
nepraktiškas
nepraktisks
opraktisk
ที่ปฏิบัติไม่ได้
pratik olmayanuygulanamaz
không thực tế

impractical

[ɪmˈpræktɪkəl] ADJ [person] → poco práctico, falto de sentido práctico; [plan] → poco factible
he's so impracticalno es nada práctico

impractical

[ɪmˈpræktɪkəl] adj
[method, idea] → peu pratique; [object] → peu pratique

impractical

adjunpraktisch; scheme alsounbrauchbar

impractical

[ɪmˈpræktɪkl] adj (person) → privo/a di senso pratico; (plan) → poco realistico/a, poco pratico/a

impractical

(imˈprӕktikəl) adjective
lacking common sense. an impractical person/suggestion.

impractical

غَيْرُ عَمَلِيٌّ nepraktický upraktisk unpraktisch ανεφάρμοστος poco práctico epäkäytännöllinen pas pratique nepraktičan irrealizzabile 実際的でない 비실용적인 onpraktisch upraktisk niepraktyczny impraticável непрактичный opraktisk ที่ปฏิบัติไม่ได้ pratik olmayan không thực tế 不切实际的

impractical

a. poco práctico-a.
References in classic literature ?
Philander is only a trifle less impractical than he.
It never occurred to either of these impractical theorists to call aloud on the chance of attracting their friends' attention.
She could not sleep so filled was her mind with wild schemes of escape though each new one must always be discarded as impractical.
It is only that he is so absolutely impractical that he cannot conceive of so real a thing as death unless nearly certain proof of it is thrust upon him.
He had practised sophistries and quibbled instead of judging; he had criticised effects and done nothing for causes; his head was full of plans such as a political party lays upon the shoulders of a leader,--matters of private interest brought to an orator supposed to have a future, a jumble of schemes and impractical requests.
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However, it would be impractical for an operational mounted officer to carry large amounts of manure and implements to clean up waste while on patrol.
The EU would be much better advised to concentrate its efforts on bringing practice in other parts of Europe up to the high levels that apply in the UK, rather than penalising all farmers - good as well as bad - with yet another piece of impractical and disproportionate regulation," he said.
Reports from many countries indicate that mandatory case reporting and isolating patients during the influenza pandemic of 1918 did not stop virus transmission and were impractical.
Telecommunications providers contend that the plan to store the Internet and phone data of 450 million EU citizens is financially and technically impractical.
Wilkins followed closely in the footsteps of his predecessor Tom Burns who, in 1968, rejected Pope Paul's birth control encyclical Humanae vitae (On human life) as impractical and too rigid.
the large volume of transactions reported by large corporations on their returns, the plethora and scope of issues, and the substantial number of steps and computations involved in the proper determination of a large corporation's tax liability, it is impractical to require large corporations, with respect to each issue, to specify all the "particular elements" in their notices of objections that would then become fixed in respect of the issues, relief, and maximum amount.