Associations to the word «Pragmatic»

Wiktionary

PRAGMATIC, adjective. Practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory.
PRAGMATIC, adjective. Philosophical; dealing with causes, reasons, and effects, rather than with details and circumstances; said of literature.
PRAGMATIC SANCTION, noun. A sovereign's solemn decree on a matter of primary importance, having the force of law.

Dictionary definition

PRAGMATIC, noun. An imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land.
PRAGMATIC, adjective. Concerned with practical matters; "a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip".
PRAGMATIC, adjective. Of or concerning the theory of pragmatism.
PRAGMATIC, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe