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pragmatic
used in Middlemarch

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concerned with practical matters — especially where quick results and/or practical experience triumph over theory
  • This was the tone of thought chiefly sanctioned by Mrs. Dollop, the spirited landlady of the Tankard in Slaughter Lane, who had often to resist the shallow pragmatism of customers disposed to think that their reports from the outer world were of equal force with what had "come up" in her mind.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (89% in)

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