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unpractical

[ uhn-prak-ti-kuhl ]
/ ʌnˈpræk tɪ kəl /
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adjective
not practical; impractical; lacking practical usefulness or wisdom.
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Origin of unpractical

First recorded in 1630–40; un-1 + practical

OTHER WORDS FROM unpractical

un·prac·ti·cal·i·ty, un·prac·ti·cal·ness, nounun·prac·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unpractical

unpractical
/ (ʌnˈpræktɪkəl) /

adjective
another word for impractical

Derived forms of unpractical

unpracticality or unpracticalness, noununpractically, adverb
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