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synonyms for pragmatic

  • businesslike
  • down-to-earth
  • efficient
  • hardheaded
  • logical
  • practical
  • realistic
  • sober
  • utilitarian
  • commonsensical
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • matter-of-fact
  • unidealistic
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antonyms for pragmatic

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  • excited
  • impractical
  • inefficient
  • irrational
  • unrealistic
  • unreasonable
  • idealistic
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We urge regulators to adopt a pragmatic and proportionate approach until a sustainable long-term solution can be reached.
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That would be one pragmatic reason to resolve the dispute about belief, if it’s really just a terminological dispute, in my favor.
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The movement is a call to action for studios to make movies, for artists to paint pictures, and for anyone with access to the means of creation and communication to participate in the most pragmatic form of dreaming.
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There should be more voices from the business world, from a new generation, and more courage to be pragmatic instead of appeal to extremes in both parties.
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It is an unavoidable recognition by pragmatic business leaders—reinforced by their customers, investors and employees—that society faces an existential threat.
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This is all to say that dresses have serious pragmatic advantages for the adventurous outdoorswoman, not least of which is peace of mind.
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China’s approach to AI development and implementation is fast-paced and pragmatic, oriented towards finding applications which can help solve real-world problems.
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Which runs directly into the throat of said Pragmatic Sanction; and engages to make it, mere waste sheepskin, so to speak!
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
His father had guaranteed the pragmatic sanction, but as the conditions on which the guarantee had Frederick the Great.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
The operation once accomplished on its own Pragmatic Covenant, France found no difficulty with the others.
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