- busy; active.
- officious; meddlesome; interfering.
- dogmatic; opinionated.
Origin of pragmatic
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How to use pragmatic in a sentence
Our proposal for a new pragmatic approach is supported by 82% of drivers and 76% of voters.After Prop 22’s passage, Uber is taking its lobbying effort global|Kirsten Korosec|November 5, 2020|TechCrunch
Deng meant that the nation must be flexible, pragmatic, and willing to adapt to obstacles as they emerged.Xi Jinping’s new economic strategy for China: ‘Dual circulation’ or doublespeak?|claychandler|October 15, 2020|Fortune
I’m trying to honestly be as optimistic as I can but I also feel like I’m being very pragmatic to understand that these are very difficult situations that we’re facing.
As a result, operators are being pragmatic, developing hybrid-cloud environments and managing multiple clouds.
Ginsburg was pragmatic, added Anita Hill, professor of law, public policy, and women’s studies at Brandeis University.Anita Hill remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘You don’t have to be in the winning column to be powerful’|Nicole Goodkind|October 1, 2020|Fortune
And in his characteristic way he faced it pragmatically and without fear.
We believe that they can be humanitarian leaders, both symbolically and pragmatically.
But undramatically, mundanely, and pragmatically, Obama will get his legislation.
Then, as president, he followed thorough, pragmatically but resolutely.
The "different points of view" here spoken of have concerned themselves with viewing pragmatically a number of different things.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
In fact, as she'd said pragmatically, well balanced people never die of broken hearts.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Yet in one case scholasticism has proved the importance of the substance-idea by treating it pragmatically.Tragic Sense Of Life|Miguel de Unamuno
Thus Paul's postulate of Adam as the natural man was pragmatically true: it worked.
This slavery also justifies itself pragmatically by working effectively; but it has made Paul the eternal enemy of Woman.