Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being impracticable.
- n. Untractableness; stubbornness.
- n. The quality or condition of being impracticable.
- n. An impracticable thing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The state or quality of being impracticable; infeasibility.
- n. An impracticable thing.
- n. Intractableness; stubbornness.
- n. the quality of not being usable
“Another doctrine, called "impracticability," says you can breach a contract if you're suddenly unable to hold up your end of the bargain.”
“I do not know how far they are possible; but it seems to me that God has plainly commanded them, and that, therefore, their impracticability is a thing to be meditated on.] [Footnote 152: Exod. xxi.”
“Nor could I consider the magnitude and complexity of my plan as any argument of its impracticability.”
“With such powerful and obvious motives to union, affecting all parts of our country, while experience shall not have demonstrated its impracticability, there will always be reason to distrust the patriotism of those who in any quarter may endeavor to weaken itsbands.”
“Only 301 Seminoles remained in Florida, Worth claimed, and the previous campaign had convinced him of “the utter impracticability of securing them by main force.””
“And even diehard communists could see the impracticability of applying socialism to a deeply conservative and tribal society such as Afghanistan.”
“It is often, by the impracticability of obtaining the concurrence of the necessary number of votes, kept in a state of inaction.”
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“On the Approaching Crisis: or, On the impracticability and injustice of resuming cash payments at the bank, in July 1818; and on means of elevating the internal prosperity of the British Empire, to a height hitherto unparalleled, by judicious application by John, Sir.”
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