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pragmatic
used in Atlas Shrugged

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concerned with practical matters — especially where quick results and/or practical experience triumph over theory
  • Trial-and-error is the only pragmatic rule of action.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (50% in)
  • Rearden stood looking after him, seeing, with a tearing smile of pity, what it was that the ex-relativist, the ex-pragmatist, the ex-amoralist was carrying away with him for consolation.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (50% in)

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