Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Unwise to implement or maintain in practice: Refloating the sunken ship proved impractical because of the great expense.
  • adj. Incapable of dealing efficiently with practical matters, especially finances.
  • adj. Not a part of experience, fact, or practice; theoretical.
  • adj. Impracticable. See Usage Note at impracticable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not practical; impracticable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not practical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unpractical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters
  • adj. not practical or realizable; speculative

Etymologies

From im- + practical (Wiktionary)

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