practicality
noun see practical I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Practicality — Prac ti*cal i*ty, n. The quality or state of being practical; practicalness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • practicality — index common sense, expedience, feasibility, pragmatism, utility (usefulness), utilization Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • practicality — ► NOUN (pl. practicalities) 1) the quality or state of being practical. 2) (practicalities) the aspects of a situation that involve action or experience rather than theories or ideas …   English terms dictionary

  • practicality — UK [ˌpræktɪˈkælətɪ] / US noun Word forms practicality : singular practicality plural practicalities 1) [uncountable] the quality of being effective, useful, or suitable for a particular purpose or situation No one s work compares with hers for… …   English dictionary

  • practicality — prac|ti|cal|i|ty [ ,præktı kæləti ] noun 1. ) uncount the quality of being effective, useful, or suitable for a particular purpose of situation: No one s work compares with hers for its practicality or efficiency. a living room with both… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • practicality — prac|ti|cal|i|ty [ˌpræktıˈkælıti] n 1.) practicalities [plural] the real facts of a situation rather than ideas about how it might be practicalities of ▪ the practicalities of everyday life for someone in a wheelchair 2.) [U] how suitable… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • practicality — noun 1 practicalities (plural) the real facts of a situation rather than ideas about how it might be: concerned with the practicalities of planning lessons and courses 2 (U) how suitable an idea, method, or plan is for a situation, and whether or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • practicality — See practical. * * * …   Universalium

  • practicality — noun The state of being practical or feasible. Ant: impracticality …   Wiktionary

  • practicality — Synonyms and related words: achievability, actability, adaptability, applicability, attainability, availability, balance, common sense, compassability, convenience, cool head, coolheadedness, coolness, down to earthness, ductility, due sense of,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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