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adjective as in unrealistic

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Example Sentences

So part of the reason ice cream was so coveted is that, like vanilla, it was scarce and impracticable.

From Eater

I looked over the terrace; it was far too high to leap from; escape, if there was danger, was impracticable.

It has usually been considered impracticable to combine any powers of compulsion with a Poor Law system.

Then he conclusively proves the first impracticable and the second inexpedient.

He was crotchetty and impracticable, a man of rash judgment and hasty action-as brave and as tenacious as a bulldog.

Suffice it to say, the bordeaux was very respectable; but the beefsteak impracticable, and the poulette questionable.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impracticable, such as: impossible, imprudent, infeasible, insuperable, unfeasible, and unwise.

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