Definition of Practicality

1. Noun. Concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities.

Generic synonyms: Usefulness, Utility
Specialized synonyms: Functionality, Viability, Sensibleness, Pragmatism, Realism
Attributes: Practical, Impractical
Antonyms: Impracticality
Derivative terms: Practical, Practical



Definition of Practicality

1. n. The quality or state of being practical; practicalness.

Definition of Practicality

1. Noun. The state of being practical or feasible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Practicality

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Literary usage of Practicality

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1. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"... and however much they may argue for themselves in the line of practicality or esthetic value, are yet, when you analyze them, really and primarily, ..."

2. Literary California, Poetry, Prose and Portraits by Ella Sterling Mighels (1918)
"practicality VERSUS ROMANCE practicality comes from good, hard reasoning, but it pays when it does come. It will bury your dead and dry your tears. ..."

3. Dynamic Sociology: Or Applied Social Science, as Based Upon Statical by Lester Frank Ward (1911)
"... knowledge Is most important—Generality as a tent of importance—practicality as a test of importance—Scientific and unscientific knowledge—Co-ordination ..."

4. Dynamic Sociology by Lester Frank Ward (1897)
"... knowledge is most important—Generality as a test of importance—practicality as a test of importance—Scientific and unscientific knowledge—Co-ordination ..."

5. Getting the Most Out of Business: Observations of the Application of the by Elias St. Elmo Lewis (1919)
"practicality and Dogmatism The practical man, and I dislike to give so good a name to so poor a thing, is a dogmatist because he does not require scientific ..."

6. Getting the Most Out of Business: Observations of the Application of the by E. St. Elmo Lewis (1916)
"practicality and Dogmatism The practical man, and I dislike to give so good a name to so poor ... practicality ..."

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