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pragmatic
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
concerned with practical matters — especially where quick results and/or practical experience triumph over theory
  • The Reverend failed to notice that every churchgoing family whose children were struck hard with the kakakaka quietly removed themselves back to ancestor worship, while a few of the heathen families that were hard hit quietly came and tried out Christianity. While it makes perfect sense to me, this pragmatic view of religion escapes the Reverend utterly.
    Book 3 — Judges (18% in)
pragmatic = concerned with practical matters
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