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1 not sensible or possible for practical reasons:
The road toll scheme was dismissed as impractical.
James was a foolish man, full of impractical plans.
2 not good at dealing with ordinary practical matters, such as making or repairing things:
Sandra was hopelessly impractical around the house.
impractically adverb
impracticality noun [uncountable]
the sheer impracticality of collecting DNA from such a large population

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