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unpracticable

[uhn-prak-ti-kuh-buh l] /ʌnˈpræk tɪ kə bəl/
adjective
Origin of unpracticable
1640-1650
First recorded in 1640-50; un-1 + practicable
Related forms
unpracticability, unpracticableness, noun
unpracticably, adverb
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  • He is very timid, and it would not suggest to him anything so unpracticable.

    Uarda, Complete Georg Ebers
  • To excuse himself from not aiding this reform Mr. Savage cries, visionary, unpracticable!

    The Arena Various
  • The experiment, however, would be worth a trial in cases where amputation is unpracticable and where death is the probable result.

    The Solomon Islands and Their Natives

    H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
  • Well, there is something a little too flimsy and unpracticable about that word Utopia.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

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