prag·​mat·​i·​cism prag-ˈma-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce pragmaticism (audio)
: the philosophic doctrine of C. S. Peirce
pragmaticist noun

Examples of pragmaticism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Saudi dissidents in the United States, this pragmaticism sent a message. Adam Taylor, Washington Post, 2 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pragmaticism was in 1898

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“Pragmaticism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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