impracticality


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Related to impracticality: stirred up, reacquainted

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."
The FKE argued that the levy promotes impracticality on emphasizing ownership as opposed to the modern trend of accessing housing.
"Why spend time and money on something that can't be done?" he said, pointing to the impracticality and expense of crossing major roads and relocating residents to lengthen the runway.
However, the DOE loan program has not been heavily utilized due to impracticality of loan-eligible projects.
Criticism, however, was also aired out, with some netizens commenting over the faults and impracticality of the device.
Forest Service (USFS), relating to sedimentation controls; and the Bureau of Land Management, relating to the impracticality of alternative routes.
However, the minority leader cited the impracticality of convening Congress to start deliberations on charter change, with the end view of shifting the form of government to federalism.
A Callander haulier however had asked residents to think about the impracticality of lorries having to get on to the motorway via the A91 Stirling bypass.
Noting the impracticality of the petition given the time frame, the bench declined PTI's appeal and ordered the registrar to fix the next hearing after general elections 2018.
bsac-850950-1451610829-placeNoting the impracticality of the petition given the time frame, the bench declined PTIs appeal and ordered the registrar to fix the next hearing after general elections 2018.
He also stressed that an experimental phase to test the system was necessary, to which the counsel for PTI suggested that the top court seek a written report from the concerned authorities.Noting the impracticality of the petition given the time frame, the bench declined PTIs appeal and ordered the registrar to fix the next hearing after general elections 2018.
Amarjeet later told reporters that the reason the court dismissed Selangor's appeal against the EC to use the supplementary electoral roll a updated in September 2016 and the most recent a despite agreeing with the appellant was due to impracticality as the roll was constantly updated.