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impractical

im·prac·ti·cal

impractical

 
pronunciation:
Im praek tih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not useful or wise to put into practice; not workable.
It's impractical to start building a barn in the middle of winter.
 
antonyms:
practical, serviceable
similar words:
visionary, wild
definition 2: not able or willing to deal with practical matters, as in handling money.
I told her not to spend all her money on a swim suit that doesn't fit, but she is so impractical!
antonyms:
down to earth, earthy, practical, pragmatic, sensible
derivations: impractically (adv.), impracticality (n.), impracticalness (n.)
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The word impractical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.