Unpractical Un*prac"ti*cal, a. Not practical; impractical. ``Unpractical questions.'' --H. James. [1913 Webster]

I like him none the less for being unpractical. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • unpractical — means ‘not practical’, whereas impractical has a wider range of meaning: see impracticable, impractical …   Modern English usage

  • unpractical — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unpractical — See impractical. See impractical, impracticable, unpractical …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • unpractical — unpracticality, unpracticalness, n. unpractically, adv. /un prak ti keuhl/, adj. not practical; impractical; lacking practical usefulness or wisdom. [1630 40; UN 1 + PRACTICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • unpractical — adjective Not practical …   Wiktionary

  • unpractical — Synonyms and related words: airy, autistic, dereistic, idealistic, impractical, in the clouds, nonrealistic, otherworldly, poetic, quixotic, romancing, romantic, romanticized, starry eyed, storybook, transcendental, transmundane, unrealistic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unpractical —  / impractical  The words are synonyms …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • unpractical — adj. not useful, not practical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unpractical — adjective not practical. Derivatives unpracticality noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • unpractical — a. 1. Theoretical. 2. Speculative, contemplative, Platonic, philosophical, given to speculation …   New dictionary of synonyms

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