pragmaticism

noun
prag·​mat·​i·​cism | \ prag-ˈma-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce pragmaticism (audio) \

Definition of pragmaticism

: the philosophic doctrine of C. S. Peirce

Other Words from pragmaticism

pragmaticist \ prag-​ˈma-​tə-​sist How to pronounce pragmaticism (audio) \ noun

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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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First Known Use of pragmaticism

1898, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

11 Jun 2022

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“Pragmaticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pragmaticism. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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