noun (used with a singular verb)
Words nearby pragmatics
Definition for pragmatics (2 of 2)
adjective Also prag·mat·i·cal (for defs 1, 2, 5).
- busy; active.
- officious; meddlesome; interfering.
- dogmatic; opinionated.
Origin of pragmatic
OTHER WORDS FROM pragmatic
Example sentences from the Web for pragmatics
Their pragmatics is defined by the need to continuously meet desire and expectation instead of need.
Our pragmatics is one of process, as the pragmatics of education finally should be.
These are subject to rapid change because the pragmatics of the activities they represent change so fast.
The pragmatics that overrides the need for literacy is based on individual empowerment.
The pragmatics of the civilization of illiteracy makes the experience of art part of the global experience.