Synonyms for impractical

Synonyms for (adjective) impractical

Synonyms: impractical

Definition: not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters

Usage: refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense; he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work; an impractical solution

Similar words: half-baked, softheaded, screwball, crazy

Definition: foolish; totally unsound

Usage: a crazy scheme; half-baked ideas; a screwball proposal without a prayer of working


Similar words: meshuga, meshugga, meshugge, meshuggeneh, meshuggener

Definition: senseless; crazy


Similar words: wild-eyed, quixotic, romantic

Definition: not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic

Usage: as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood; a romantic disregard for money; a wild-eyed dream of a world state


Similar words: unfunctional

Definition: not related to or suitable for everyday needs or activities


Similar words: unwieldy

Definition: difficult to work or manipulate

Usage: unwieldy rules and regulations


Synonyms: windy, visionary, Laputan, airy, impractical

Definition: not practical or realizable; speculative

Usage: airy theories about socioeconomic improvement; visionary schemes for getting rich

Similar words: utopian

Definition: characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection

Usage: the dim utopian future; utopian idealists; recognized the utopian nature of his hopes