Synonyms and Antonyms of practical
1 capable of being put to use or account a practical and simple solution for the town's waste disposal she has some practical information on sightseeing in San Francisco Synonyms of practical actionable, applicable, applicative, applied, functional, practicable, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, workable, working Words Related to practical down-to-earth, pragmatic (also pragmatical), utilitarian; banausic, mundane; accessible, available, obtainable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative Near Antonyms of practical abstract, academic (also academical), armchair, theoretical (also theoretic); inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; unsuitable Antonyms of practical impracticable, impractical, inapplicable, nonpractical, unusable, unworkable, useless
2 willing to see things as they really are and deal with them sensibly a practical caseworker who doesn't spend a lot of time philosophizing while doing social work in the inner city Synonyms of practical down-to-earth, earthy, hardheaded, matter-of-fact, realistic, pragmatic (also pragmatical)Words Related to practical idealless, philistine, utilitarian; commonsensical, grounded, levelheaded, logical, no-nonsense, rational, reasonable, sane, sensible, sober, sobersided, sound; bottom-line, hard, hard-boiled, hard-edged, tough-minded, unromantic, unsentimental; cynical, disillusioned, misanthropic, pessimistic; distrustful, mistrustful, skeptical, suspiciousNear Antonyms of practical fanciful, fantastic (also fantastical), imaginative; romantic, sentimental; cheerful, optimistic, rose-colored; trustful, trusting, unsuspicious; half-baked, illogical, insane, irrational, unreasonable; theoretical (also theoretic)Antonyms of practical blue-sky, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, utopian, visionary
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