practicalism

[prak-ti-kuh-liz-uh m]

noun

devotion to practical matters.

Nearby words

  1. practical effect,
  2. practical imperative,
  3. practical joke,
  4. practical nurse,
  5. practical reason,
  6. practicality,
  7. practically,
  8. practice,
  9. practice makes perfect,
  10. practice what you preach

Origin of practicalism

First recorded in 1835–45; practical + -ism

Related formsprac·ti·cal·ist, noun

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