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1. pragmatic

adjective. ['prægˈmætɪk'] concerned with practical matters.

Synonyms

  • practical
  • matter-of-fact

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • impossible
  • nonrepresentational

Etymology

  • pragmatique (French)
  • pragmaticus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word pragmatic


1. Adjective
There are many styles and types of carpet meant for decorative and pragmatic purposes.

Quotes containing the word pragmatic


1. Americans are pragmatic, relatively uncomplicated, hearty and given to broad humor.
- Herb Caen

2. pragmatic

noun. ['prægˈmætɪk'] an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land.

Synonyms

  • pragmatic sanction

Antonyms

  • surrealistic
  • chimerical

Etymology

  • pragmatique (French)
  • pragmaticus (Latin)

3. pragmatic

adjective. ['prægˈmætɪk'] guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory.

Synonyms

  • practical
  • hardheaded
  • hard-nosed

Antonyms

  • impracticality
  • abstract
  • unserviceable
  • theoretical

Etymology

  • pragmatique (French)
  • pragmaticus (Latin)

4. pragmatic

adjective. ['prægˈmætɪk'] of or concerning the theory of pragmatism.

Antonyms

  • rhetorical

Etymology

  • pragmatique (French)
  • pragmaticus (Latin)
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