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utilitarian -- as in: utilitarian furniture
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Hard Times
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  • With his unbending, utilitarian, matter-of-fact face, he hardened her again; and the moment shot away into the plumbless depths of the past, to mingle with all the lost opportunities that are drowned there.
  • Utilitarian economists, skeletons of schoolmasters, Commissioners of Fact, genteel and used-up infidels, gabblers of many little dog’s-eared creeds, the poor you will have always with you.

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  • She likes plain utilitarian kitchenware.
  • He prided himself on not letting his feelings distract from practical, utilitarian considerations.

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