Impossible to do or complete: Refloating the sunken ship undamaged proved impracticable because of its fragility.
Unfit for passageway: roads impracticable in cold temperatures.
Archaic Unmanageable; intractable.
perhaps not practicable; impossible or hard used.
Of a passage or roadway: impassable.
Of people or thing: uncontrollable.
perhaps not practicable; incapable of becoming done, or achieved by the means used, or at command; impossible.
never to be overcome, persuaded, or controlled by any reasonable strategy; uncontrollable; intractable; unable to be effortlessly dealt with; -- utilized in an over-all sense, as put on an individual or thing this is certainly hard to manage or be friends with.
not capable of achievement; not to be practised, performed, completed, or effected because of the way at demand.
incompetent at being used; unfit for the purpose intended or desired; unserviceable; unavailable; of people, unmanageable; untractable.
Synonyms Impossible, Impracticable. See impossible. 1 and 2. Impracticable, Unpractical. The definitions for the two terms approach one another at two things, but still tend to be plainly distinct: Of a thing: impracticable, not possible becoming done without expenditure or sacrifice higher than is recommended; unpractical, not determined by or in equilibrium utilizing the lessons of experience in actual work: as, an unpractical plan.
Of a person: impracticable, not quickly managed; unpractical, not showing that kind of wisdom which is the outcome of expertise in affairs.