HyperDic: pragmatic

English > 4 senses of the word pragmatic:
ADJECTIVEallpragmatic, matter-of-fact, pragmaticalconcerned with practical matters
pertpragmatic, pragmaticalof or concerning the theory of pragmatism
allpragmatic, hardheaded, hard-nosed, practicalguided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
NOUNcommunicationpragmatic, pragmatic sanctionan imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
pragmatic > pronunciation
Soundspraegmae'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > pragmatic: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconcerned with practical matters.
Example"a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"
Synonymsmatter-of-fact, pragmatical
Broaderpracticalconcerned with actual use or practice
Spanishpragmático
Nounspragmatismthe attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring / favoring practicality and literal truth
English > pragmatic: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or concerning the theory of pragmatism.
Synonympragmatical
Spanishpragmático
Nounspragmatism(philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
English > pragmatic: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningGuided by practical experience and observation rather than theory.
Example "not ideology but pragmatic politics"
Synonymshardheaded, hard-nosed, practical
BroaderrealisticAware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
Spanishpráctico, pragmático
Nounspragmatismthe attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring / favoring practicality and literal truth
Adverbspragmaticallyin a realistic manner
English > pragmatic: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land.
Synonympragmatic sanction
Broaderimperial decreeA decree issued by a sovereign ruler
Spanishsanción pragmática
Catalansanció pragmàtica

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