- not practical; impracticable
- Antonym: practical
- 1914, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes:
- "I can't leave you here alone with these cutthroats, and you certainly can't venture into the jungle with me; yet someone must go in search of your father. He is more than apt to wandering off aimlessly, regardless of danger or direction, and Mr. Philander is only a trifle less impractical than he. ...
- Said of people, theories, philosophies, etc.