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pragmaticism

[ prag-mat-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ prægˈmæt əˌsɪz əm /
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noun

the pragmatist philosophy of C. S. Peirce, chiefly a theory of meaning: so called by him to distinguish it from the pragmatism of William James.

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Origin of pragmaticism

First recorded in 1905; pragmatic + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM pragmaticism

an·ti·prag·mat·i·cism, noun
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