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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - something designed to be useful or practical rather than attractive

Usage examples (36)
  • Plain utilitarian kitchenware
  • utilitarian steel tables
  • According to most legal scholars, the writers of the Constitution viewed copyright in utilitarian terms.
  • I probably shouldn't have expressed my objection in utilitarian "does it do more harm than good?" terms. for more
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