impractical impractical  /ɪm ˈpræk tə kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters
  2. (adj) not practical or realizable; speculative

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Runway shows are notorious for their over-the-top, impractical outfits, and those at New York Fashion Week were no exception.
  2. Liquid latex currently takes two to three minutes to vulcanize, making it impractical.
  3. White House officials consider his demands too absolutist and impractical.

News

  1. News: Report: Apple mulls 4.7”, 5.7” iPhone screens

    Apple is considering releasing two larger iPhones next year, according to Reuters. One phone could have a 4.7-inch screen, and the other would have a 5.7-inch screen, though Reuters’ sources are unclear as to whether either or both would actually come to market. If true, Apple would effectively be entering the “phablet” market, which has been written off by some as impractical despite growing ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: iLounge

  2. Cars.com Reviews the 2013 Mini Paceman

    Sometimes strange is good. Unfortunately, that's not the case for the 2013 Mini Paceman, according to Cars.com reviewer Kristin Varela. The odd-looking compact SUV doesn't make sense in a lot of ways; its two doors make it impractical, and its...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Cars.com

Quotes

  1. During her last divorce petition, Jordan said attempts to reconcile their marriage had failed and future ones "would be impractical and not in the best interests of the family."
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: Michael Jordan Source: Forbes

  2. "I personally feel that there is an unrealistic and maybe an impractical or impracticable obsession with your form of democracy, with your form of human rights, civil liberties," Musharraf said, claiming to speak for developing countries everywhere.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: USA Today

  3. "It is impractical to take the position, 'Oh we will just find these 11 million or 12 million people and send them home'," Mr Bush said. "Illegal immigrants who have roots in our country and want to stay should pay a meaningful penalty for...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: President Bush Source: guardian.co.uk

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