Definition of Impractical

1. Adjective. Not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters. "An impractical solution"




2. Adjective. Not practical or realizable; speculative. "Visionary schemes for getting rich"
Exact synonyms: Airy, Laputan, Visionary, Windy
Similar to: Utopian
Derivative terms: Impracticality, Laputa, Vision, Visionary

Definition of Impractical

1. a. Not practical.

Definition of Impractical

1. Adjective. Not practical; impracticable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impractical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impractical

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impoverishments
impoverisht
impower
impowered
impowering
impowers
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impp.
impracticability
impracticable
impracticableness
impracticables
impracticably
impractical (current term)
impracticalities
impracticality
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impracticalness
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imprecate
imprecated
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imprecating
imprecation
imprecations
imprecatory
imprecise
imprecisely

Literary usage of Impractical

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1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1907)
"Phases of Modern Education xn Practical and impractical Ways of Educating ... But our purpose is to consider certain practical and impractical agencies in ..."

2. Heads, Faces, Types, Races by Victor Gabriel Rocine (1910)
"THE impractical TYPE. There are many different kinds of impractical people; one may be impractical in one direction, but practical in another. ..."

3. Proceedings by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1906)
"As a result of this interest, they are too often called faddists, and are ridiculed for their impractical notions. DIRECTOR CARMAN: I think we all agree ..."

4. American Problems of Reconstruction: A National Symposium on the Economic by Elisha Michael Friedman (1918)
"E. Profusion of Fragmentary and impractical Efforts.—Not less great than any of the above perils is reliance on fragmentary efforts, elicited by the ..."

5. The Offender and His Relations to Law and Society by Burdette Gibson Lewis (1921)
"Sentences to Hard Labor impractical. Many States still have laws authorizing the judge to decide whether a convict shall be sentenced to hard labor or not. ..."

6. Public School Methods (1921)
"... impractical IDEAS. It has not been long since one prevailing notion was that arithmetic should begin with definitions, then proceed through notation, ..."

7. Sewage Disposal by Leonard Parker Kinnicutt (1919)
"Successful Sewage Disposal Not an impractical Ideal. In spite of such failures of sewage disposal devices as have been discussed in the preceding sections, ..."

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