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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impracticability, impracticablenessnoun

    the quality of not being usable


  1. impracticabilitynoun

    The quality or condition of being impracticable.

  2. impracticabilitynoun

    An impracticable thing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impracticabilitynoun

    the state or quality of being impracticable; infeasibility

  2. Impracticabilitynoun

    an impracticable thing

  3. Impracticabilitynoun

    intractableness; stubbornness


  1. Impracticability

    The doctrine of impracticability in the common law of contracts excuses performance of a duty, where that duty has become unfeasibly difficult or expensive for the party who was to perform. Impracticability is similar in some respects to the doctrine of impossibility because it is triggered by the occurrence of a condition which prevents one party from fulfilling the contract. The major difference between the two doctrines is that while impossibility excuses performance where the contractual duty cannot physically be performed, the doctrine of impracticability comes into play where performance is still physically possible, but would be very burdensome for the party whose performance is due. Thus, impossibility is an objective condition, whereas impracticability is a subjective condition for a court to determine. Typically, the test U.S. courts use for impracticability is as follows: ⁕There must be an occurrence of a condition, the nonoccurrence of which was a basic assumption of the contract, ⁕The occurrence must make performance extremely expensive or difficult ⁕This difficulty was not anticipated by the parties to the contract

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impracticability in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impracticability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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