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pragmatism Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
  2. noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    realism.
WordNet

Prag"ma*tism noun
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  1. The quality or state of being pragmatic; in literature, the pragmatic, or philosophical, method.
    The narration of this apparently trifling circumstance belongs to the pragmatism of the history. A. Murphy.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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