Synonyms of pragmatic


1. pragmatic sanction, pragmatic, imperial decree

usage: an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land


1. matter-of-fact, pragmatic, pragmatical, practical (vs. impractical)

usage: concerned with practical matters; "a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"

2. pragmatic, pragmatical

usage: of or concerning the theory of pragmatism

3. hardheaded, hard-nosed, practical, pragmatic, realistic (vs. unrealistic)

usage: 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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