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See definition of pragmatism on Dictionary.com
  • as inpride
  • as inrule of thumb
  • as inmaterialism
  • as inexpediency/expedience

synonyms for pragmatism

  • disdain
  • airs
  • assumption
  • cockiness
  • conceit
  • condescension
  • contumely
  • disdainfulness
  • egoism
  • egotism
  • haughtiness
  • hauteur
  • hubris
  • huff
  • immodesty
  • insolence
  • loftiness
  • narcissism
  • overconfidence
  • patronage
  • presumption
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • self-love
  • smugness
  • snobbery
  • superciliousness
  • swagger
  • vainglory
  • vanity
  • big-headedness
  • proud flesh
  • self-exaltation
  • superbity
  • swelled head
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antonyms for pragmatism

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  • humility
  • meekness
  • modesty
  • reality
  • realness
  • truth
  • disgrace
  • shyness
  • timidity
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    How to use pragmatism in a sentence

    We have to figure out a way to balance desire for the pure, non-utilitarian nature of literature with the recognition that pragmatism isn’t bad.
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    Beijing ignores the fact that Hong Kong’s value rests with its judicial independence, common law, and unique blend of progressive ideals and business pragmatism.
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    The Second World War saw utopian dreams wane, to be replaced by pragmatism.
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    Her pragmatism was a draw for me, Mihlali knew that, but I could also tell she was as enthusiastic about it as I was.
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    Instead, pragmatism and strategic interests guide these initiatives.
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    During the past few years Eucken has devoted much attention to the Life-system presented in Pragmatism.
    AN INTERPRETATION OF RUDOLF EUCKEN'S PHILOSOPHYW. TUDOR JONES
    Pragmatism has the merit of insisting that the task be done piecemeal, so that man may not lose heart at the very outset.
    AN INTERPRETATION OF RUDOLF EUCKEN'S PHILOSOPHYW. TUDOR JONES
    It is pragmatism as method which is emphasized, I take it, in the subtitle, "a new name for some old ways of thinking."
    ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
    The alternative between rationalism and pragmatism "concerns the structure of the universe itself" (p. 258).
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    Strict pragmatism would seem to require the first interpretation.
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