impracticality
noun see impractical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • impracticality — impractical ► ADJECTIVE 1) not adapted for use or action; not sensible. 2) chiefly N. Amer. impracticable. DERIVATIVES impracticality noun impractically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • impracticality — See impractical. * * * …   Universalium

  • impracticality — noun /ɪmˌpræktəˈkæləti,ɪmˈpɹæk.tɪˌkæl.ɪ.ti/ a) The state or quality of being impractical. b) Something which is impractical. Ant: practicality …   Wiktionary

  • impracticality — Synonyms and related words: autism, autistic thinking, awkwardness, bulkiness, clumsiness, cumbersomeness, dereism, dereistic thinking, dreamery, flight of fancy, hulkiness, ideal, idealism, ideality, idealization, imaginative exercise,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • impracticality — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. inefficiency, unworkability, uselessness, inapplicability; see idealism 1 , impossibility , worthlessness …   English dictionary for students

  • impracticality — n. quality of being impractical, quality of being unsuited for use; quality of being impossible to carry out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impracticality — im·practicality …   English syllables

  • impracticality — See: impractical …   English dictionary

  • impracticality — noun concerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual use • Ant: ↑practicality • Derivationally related forms: ↑impractical • Hypernyms: ↑inutility, ↑uselessness, ↑unusefulness …   Useful english dictionary

  • impractical — impracticality, impracticalness, n. /im prak ti keuhl/, adj. 1. not practical or useful. 2. not capable of dealing with practical matters; lacking sense. 3. idealistic. 4. impracticable. [1860 65; IM 2 + PRACTICAL] * * * …   Universalium

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