Definition of Impracticability

1. Noun. The quality of not being usable.

Exact synonyms: Impracticableness
Generic synonyms: Inutility, Unusefulness, Uselessness
Specialized synonyms: Infeasibility, Unfeasibility
Derivative terms: Impracticable, Impracticable
Antonyms: Practicability, Practicableness



Definition of Impracticability

1. n. The state or quality of being impracticable; infeasibility.

Definition of Impracticability

1. Noun. The quality or condition of being impracticable. ¹

2. Noun. An impracticable thing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Impracticability

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1. The Law of Expert Testimony by Henry Wade Rogers (1891)
"The Subject of Inquiry — Structural Defect —impracticability of Consummation.—The inquiry of the experts is to be directed not merely to the discovery of ..."

2. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"But the very suggestion of such an expedient to any Stato would have an air of mockery when its experienced impracticability is taken into view. ..."

3. The Treaty Making Power of the United States by Charles Henry Butler (1902)
"... and their race, color and condition make no difference whatever. § 48. impracticability of ascertaining consent.—The impracticability ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The impracticability of quarrying and transporting such enormous blocks of stone led to the employment of artificial stone or beton. ..."

5. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1879)
"... impracticability of a compromise between the Provinces and Spain — Formation of a West India Company — Secret mission from the archdukes to the Hague ..."

6. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1908)
"impracticability of joining General Brags?—Wintering in East Tennessee—General Longstreet given Discretionary Authority over the Department by President ..."

7. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1889)
"I have of late met with abundant reason to be convinced of the impracticability of recruiting this army to the new establishment, in any reasonable time by ..."

8. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"The impracticability of such a policy. — Slaves made contraband of war. — General Butler. •— Letter of Secretary of War. ..."

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