impracticability
noun see impracticable

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  • impracticability — im·prac·ti·ca·bil·i·ty /im ˌprak ti kə bi lə tē/ n 1: the state of being impracticable 2: a doctrine in contract law: relief from obligations under a contract may be granted when performance has been rendered excessively difficult, expensive, or… …   Law dictionary

  • Impracticability — Im*prac ti*ca*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Impracticabilities}. 1. The state or quality of being impracticable; infeasibility. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. An impracticable thing. [1913 Webster] 3. Intractableness; stubbornness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impracticability — Contract law Part o …   Wikipedia

  • impracticability — The term impracticability in federal rule (Fed.R.Civ.P. 23) providing for class action if class is so numerous that joinder of all members is impracticable does not mean impossibility but only the difficulty of inconvenience of joining all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • impracticability — The term impracticability in federal rule (Fed.R.Civ.P. 23) providing for class action if class is so numerous that joinder of all members is impracticable does not mean impossibility but only the difficulty of inconvenience of joining all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • impracticability — impracticable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible in practice to do or carry out. DERIVATIVES impracticability noun impracticably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • impracticability — See impracticable. * * * …   Universalium

  • impracticability — noun a) The quality or condition of being impracticable. b) An impracticable thing. Ant: practicability …   Wiktionary

  • impracticability — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hopelessness, infeasibility, uselessness, emptiness; see futility , impossibility …   English dictionary for students

  • impracticability — im·prac·ti·ca·bil·i·ty || ɪm‚præktɪkÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. quality of being impractical; condition of being unusable; unsuitability …   English contemporary dictionary

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