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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth; (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value.

Usage examples (35)
  • PERES: What you call pragmatism was, in our eyes ...
  • At the end of the day, pragmatism is what really counts.
  • Not worth the headache. — pragmatism is the order of the day
  • I think that … this sort of praise of pragmatism is misguided. for more
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