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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.
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|Noun||1.||impracticality - concerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual 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
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impracticality[ɪmˌpræktɪˈkælɪtɪ] N [of person] → falta f de sentido práctico; [of plan] → lo poco práctico
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