impracticality


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impracticality - concerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual use
inutility, unusefulness, uselessness - the quality of having no practical use
idealism - impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are
practicality - concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities
Translations
Unbrauchbarkeit

impracticality

[ɪmˌpræktɪˈkælɪtɪ] N [of person] → falta f de sentido práctico; [of plan] → lo poco práctico

impracticality

n (of person)unpraktische Art; (of scheme, idea)Unbrauchbarkeit f

impracticality

[ɪmˌpræktɪˈkælɪtɪ] n (of person) → mancanza di praticità; (of plan) → poca praticità
References in classic literature ?
It might be explained by our inveterate impracticality.
Most homeowners are wise enough to recognize the obvious impracticality and inherent risk of such an installation.
Cuy, who used to be the DILG OIC, takes over the DDB from Dionisio Santiago, who resigned last November upon the directive of the President, who was irked over Santiago's remarks that the government's 10,000-bed drug rehabilitation facility in Nueva Ecija was 'a mistake' because of its impracticality.
However, due to the critical need for patient monitors in hospitals and the impracticality of replacing existing devices, the TGA is not recommending that units that have not demonstrated this problem be taken off service while the corrective action takes place.
Therefore, this production, with Renata Litvinova, Andrei Smolyakov, Nikolai Chindyaykin et al, shows us the absurd, fragile beauty of senseless impracticality.
In the past the thrill of adding such items to my wardrobe far outweighed their impracticality.
As a father I have often felt concern about the impracticality of the passport booklet as a means of identification for young people on nights out and this new card will be a far more practical option.
The conference also featured arguments about the economic impracticality of nuclear energy in light of alternatives such as developing Iran's petrochemical industries and more effective exploitation of its considerable natural gas reserves.
Was the possible impracticality of siting a ticket office and customs facility there not even on the radar?
When we recently contacted the council about the impracticality of wheelie bins in our road, we were informed that we had a front garden so we qualied to receive them when they are due to be rolled out towards the end of the year.
The impracticality of this approach is obvious, especially when a company has thousands of employees and hundreds of policies, Sharp said.
Impracticality is said to be the reason behind dropping the Nano diesel plans.