Examples of impractical in a Sentence
Little sports cars are impractical for large families.
He was a dreamy and impractical young man.
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What was out there was a little too impractical to implement in our labs and use on a day-to-day basis.
This makes desalination impractical in remote areas or on a large scale.
Suspending the chip in the middle of the ball proved impractical.
Critics pointed out that the footwear was impractical for a destination rampaged with waist-high floods, and insensitive way to dress for meeting people who had just lost their homes.
Since performance is critical with multi-outlet systems, grafting a spa shower onto existing bath plumbing can be impractical, or impossible.
The Senate assumes a three-year effort to cut $700 million, one that has already proven impractical in the first year.
These party leaders believe focusing on impeachment while Republicans control Congress is impractical or even counterproductive.
Yes—but not totally impractical given its ultra-matte (and in-flight-meal–proof) finish.
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First Known Use of impractical
Synonymsimpracticable, inoperable, nonpractical, unserviceable, unusable, unworkable, useless
Antonymsapplicable, feasible, functional, operable, operational, practicable, practical, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, utilizable, workable
Related Wordsunsuitable; inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent; arrested, interrupted, suspended; unrealistic
Near Antonymsaccessible, acquirable, available, obtainable, procurable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative, running, working
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