impracticable[im prak′ti kə bəl]
impracticable definition by Webster's New World
- not capable of being carried out in practice: an impracticable plan
- not capable of being used: an impracticable road
- Now Rare not capable of being managed or dealt with; intractable: an impracticable person
Origin: ; from in- plush practicable
impracticable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Impossible to do or carry out: Refloating the sunken ship intact proved impracticable because of its fragility.
- Unfit for passage: roads impracticable in winter.
- Archaic Unmanageable; intractable.
- im·pracˌti·ca·bilˈi·ty, im·pracˈti·ca·ble·ness noun
- im·pracˈti·ca·bly adverb