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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who takes a sensible approach to problems and is concerned primarily with the success or failure of her actions.

Usage examples (37)
  • Or perhaps he was what the learned call a pragmatist!
  • Being a pragmatist is a statement about means, not ends.
  • The pragmatist is the last person to deny the reality of such abstractions.
  • Mr. Donilon is known as a pragmatist, not an ideologue, though when arrived in the White for more
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