But despite their impracticality, renowned stores like Kirna and Barneys New York scooped up the $895 style.
Such a very impractical man was the inventor, and so very troublesome in his impracticality!
My foolishness, I suppose, is typical of the scholar's abstraction and impracticality.
1823, from assimilated form of in- (1) "not, opposite of" + practical. Impracticable in the same sense dates from 1670s.