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- n. The quality of being practical; practicality.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as practicality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Practicality.
Its outstanding features are its "practicalness", and its bright, easy, vivacious style.
Whether it provides a lively personality to the bedroom or finds the best solution for a bedroom for two, GAB is capable of satisfying all the needs for design and practicalness.
Apart from all the apple crapple (I am a dual computer user myself) i do think that many comments here are very valid, its a pity that designers with all the flair and “floweryness” cannot come up with the concrete “practicalness” that is required from a really useful desk like;
A double is a nice fantasy gun but their practicalness is still a fantasy.
I shall therefore confine what I have to communicate within the limits of practicalness and usefulness, and so within the compass of a manual, that shall neither burthen the hands to hold, the eyes in reading, nor the mind in conceiving.
Let me tell you the practicalness of where we stand today.
Her sound practicalness rang harshly in the exotic atmosphere of the room.
With that intense practicalness which goes with his spiritual exaltation he has appointed a grocer and a provision-dealer to control the food-supplies of the country, has put a ship-owner at the head of the mercantile marine, has given to a man who was a working steel-smelter the unshackled control of labor, has chosen as another Cabinet Minister
He will be able to supplement them with that ingenuity and practicalness which are an integral part of his genius for getting things done.
This practicalness and readiness of adaptation are instinctive, not voluntary and designed.
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