impracticable


im·prac·ti·ca·ble

adjective \(ˌ)im-ˈprak-ti-kə-bəl\

: difficult or impossible to do or use : not practicable

Full Definition of IMPRACTICABLE

1
:  impassable <an impracticable road>
2
:  not practicable :  incapable of being performed or accomplished by the means employed or at command <an impracticable proposal>
im·prac·ti·ca·bil·i·ty \-ˌprak-ti-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
im·prac·ti·ca·bly \-ˈprak-ti-kə-blē\ adverb

Examples of IMPRACTICABLE

  1. <an impracticable plan for dealing with the recent intrusion of bears in the suburban neighborhood>

First Known Use of IMPRACTICABLE

1653

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