from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or quality of being impractical.
- n. Something which is impractical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. concerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual use
Sorry, no etymologies found.
To state the obvious, I’m sure the expense and impracticality is what appeals to them.
It's the very "impracticality" of the humanities that makes them valuable to human beings and their societies.
"The Health Professions Council should review its language policy by removing the policy references of 'impracticality' and 'costs' as justifications for the exclusive use of English."
Better just frankly to acknowledge the university's "impracticality" and defend it on its own intrinsic merits.
Citing 'impracticality' and an economic downturn is questionable.
The "impracticality" of finding survivors or bodies led to the decision, according to the statement.
I refused the knickers, though, on grounds of rampant impracticality.
The night had so pleasantly progressed to a different conclusion than either of them had intended that they had both thought it cruel to interrupt it with discussion of the impracticality of their relationship.
Biblical injunctions often are all the more valuable for their impracticality in the real world.
(The impracticality of this option was obviously the whole point.)
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.