What are the antonyms for PRACTICALITY?


Usage Examples for PRACTICALITY

  1. He presided at more than half of the 102 sittings devoted to this criticism; and sittings of eight or nine hours were scarcely long enough to satisfy his eager curiosity, his relentless activity, and his determined practicality. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
  2. He was anxious that M. Surville should undertake the matter, as, after abstruse and careful calculations- which have the puzzling veneer of practicality always observable in Balzac's mad schemes- he considered that 1, 200, 000 francs might be made out of the affair, and that of course the engineer who arranged the transport would reap some of the benefit. - "Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings" by Mary F. Sandars