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Often the best places were inaccessible without a long hike from the road, and that was impractical.

Dyson’s 2013 calculation convinced many people that gravitational wave detectors were, at best, impractical probes for learning about quantum gravity.

The items on this packing list are in the very early stages of development, and in some cases, still pretty impractical and unproven.

Most designs so far also require individual lasers to control each qubit, which quickly gets impractical for devices with thousands if not millions of qubits.

However, in their case, the ship was stationery – which would have been impractical in a real-time scenario with the undulating waves and the ongoing naval maneuvering.

But one gets the sense that this is impractical in the era of Twitter and 24-7 news coverage.

Though Rabinowitz muses that something like this would not only be impractical but also incite severe backlash.

Du Bois repeatedly defended liberal education against those who saw it as impractical.

Surely he would have found her efforts to effect world peace through art and music a little impractical, and hippy-dippyish?

For so many of these sybaritic recipes are wholly impractical for the modern home chef.

Then life would, to this impractical philosopher, again become worth living.

Scowlingly Bill thought over one plan after another, and rejected each as impractical.

The impractical view of life which art seemed to demand of its devotees was enough to arouse suspicion, if not her actual dislike.

Impractical men have told me that right will always triumph of itself; it needs no fighters to support it.

I established a protective screen, but realized that to set up a permanent defense would be impractical and even harmful.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impractical, such as: absurd, illogical, impossible, improbable, quixotic, and speculative.

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