unpracticality love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being unpractical.

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Examples

  • Now, the writer of the paragraph which I have quoted does not seem to have had anything to do with a god, and I should not think judging by his extreme unpracticality that he had ever been really in love with a woman.

    G.K. Speaks - The Fallacy of Success

  • It is strange that this Visionary, who was wont to be reproached with the unpracticality of all he did or purposed, the unreality of whose life was a byword, should yet impress himself and his existence so vividly on those about him that even now we cannot speak of him as one that is _no more_.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • It was against the foolish unpracticality of this older barbarism (not surely only against its wickedness) that Christ protested in the words, “But I say unto you, love your enemies.”

    The Better Germany in War Time Being some Facts towards Fellowship

  • Preserved Smith, writing in Educational Review in 1913 charged that lack of coordination in instruction in the colleges and the disconnected way in which fragmentary information was imparted accounted for the unreality, unpracticality, and lack of inspiration in higher education.

    Undergraduate Work and the University of North Carolina

  • It was entirely natural that he should tell himself that he loved her all the more for her sweet lack of logic and utter unpracticality.

    "A Philanthropic Honeymoon"

  • Stung beyond endurance by taunts of his unpracticality, he enters Parliament, edits papers, keeps accounts, and is in every way a better business man than his publisher.

    Prose Fancies

  • Now, the writer of the paragraph which I have quoted does not seem to have had anything to do with a god, and I should not think (judging by his extreme unpracticality) that he had ever been really in love with a woman.

    All Things Considered

  • He did not assent and submit, as he had done at first, but began to rail at the unpracticality of women; and then he shut some papers he had been looking over into his desk, and flung out of the room.

    The Rise of Silas Lapham

  • "It's amazing, Florida," he would say, "it's perfectly amazing that you should have been willing to undertake the job of importing into America that poor fellow with his whole stock of helplessness, dreamery, and unpracticality.

    A Foregone Conclusion

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