Synonyms for pragmatic
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Practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory
The sturdy furniture in the student lounge was pragmatic, but unattractive.
Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
pragmatic sanction, pragmaticadjective
an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
matter-of-fact, pragmatic, pragmaticaladjective
concerned with practical matters
"a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"
of or concerning the theory of pragmatism
hardheaded, hard-nosed, practical, pragmaticadjective
guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
"a hardheaded appraisal of our position"; "a hard-nosed labor leader"; "completely practical in his approach to business"; "not ideology but pragmatic politics"
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When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something or need something, not that it is a pragmatic necessity for us to have it, but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, then is when we join the fashionable madmen, and then is when the thin whine of hysteria is heard in the land, and then is when we are in bad trouble.
Happiness is equilibrium. Shift your weight. Equilibrium is pragmatic. You have to get everything into proportion. You compensate, rebalance yourself so that you maintain your angle to the world. When the world shifts, you shift.
It may have dawned on the West that Zimbabwe is stuck with ZANU-PF for a long time to come and that this is time for rapprochement, they are taking a pragmatic approach to say the policy of the last 10 years has not really worked because Mugabe is still president.
I firmly believe all European countries are democratically elected, political institutions who will not either act in an illegal or in an unfair way. They will take pragmatic decisions that are in the interest of their people and our people, again, democratically elected European parliaments will take pragmatic decisions about what's in their interest and they will choose to give tariff-free access to the UK. That will not be, I don't think, a bargaining chip around free movement.
School, work, family -- once in this cycle, you are a prisoner of your own position and have to do what you're supposed to, you should be pragmatic and strong, or become an outcast or a lunatic. How (do you) remain yourself in the midst of this?
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- واقعي, براجماتي, عمليArabic
- pragmàtica, pragmàticCatalan, Valencian
- 現実的, 実用主義, 実利Japanese
- pragmático, práticoPortuguese
- pragmatică, pragmaticRomanian
- прагма̀тичан, pragmàtičanSerbo-Croatian
- thực dụngVietnamese
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