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Pragmatic vs. Ideological

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Pragmaticadjective

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.’;

Ideologicaladjective

Of or pertaining to an ideology.

Pragmaticadjective

philosophical; dealing with causes, reasons, and effects, rather than with details and circumstances; said of literature.

Ideologicaladjective

Based on an ideology or misleading studies or statistics, especially based on the media or propaganda. Not based on scientific evidence or reality.

Pragmaticadjective

Of or pertaining to business or to affairs; of the nature of business; practical; material; businesslike in habit or manner.

‘The next day . . . I began to be very pragmatical.’; ‘We can not always be contemplative, diligent, or pragmatical, abroad; but have need of some delightful intermissions.’; ‘Low, pragmatical, earthly views of the gospel.’;

Ideologicaladjective

Of or pertaining to ideology.

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Pragmaticadjective

Busy; specifically, busy in an objectionable way; officious; fussy and positive; meddlesome.

‘The fellow grew so pragmatical that he took upon him the government of my whole family.’;

Ideologicaladjective

concerned with or suggestive of ideas;

‘an ideological argument’; ‘ideological application of a theory’; ‘the drama's symbolism was very ideological’;

Pragmaticadjective

Philosophical; dealing with causes, reasons, and effects, rather than with details and circumstances; - said of literature.

Pragmaticnoun

One skilled in affairs.

‘My attorney and solicitor too; a fine pragmatic.’;

Pragmaticnoun

A solemn public ordinance or decree.

‘A royal pragmatic was accordingly passed.’;

Pragmaticadjective

concerned with practical matters;

‘a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem’; ‘a matter-of-fact account of the trip’;

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Pragmaticadjective

of or concerning the theory of pragmatism

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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