impracticable definition

  • adjective:
    • 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.
    • Incapable of getting used or availed of
    • unable of being performed or put into practice
  • noun:
    • An unmanageable person.
    • one that is unmanageable, unreasonable, or persistent.
  • others:
    • 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.

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