- busy; active.
- officious; meddlesome; interfering.
- dogmatic; opinionated.
Origin of pragmatic
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How to use pragmatic in a sentence
He never made foolish remarks, although not in the slightest degree uncomfortably precocious or pragmatical.Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia|William John Wills
The historians of the Renaissance period simply reverted to the ancient pragmatical view.
We need do no more than mention the world-famous stories of the unfortunate Hunchback and the pragmatical but charitable Barber.The Life of Sir Richard Burton|Thomas Wright
Moreover the traditions of pragmatical historiography had by no means disappeared.
But the pragmatical daughter, by the fatal meeting, precipitated all, and frustrated her indulgent designs.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson