Definition of pragmatistic in English:

pragmatistic

adjective

  • See pragmatist

    • ‘If science tells us only about 'reality' in the anti-realist, pragmatistic sense, then there's absolutely no reason one shouldn't think that 'reality' is naturalistic.’
    • ‘His pragmatistic account of the logical interpretant may contain the theoretical seed of a more progressive conception of philosophy than his polemics against reformists suggest.’
    • ‘Applying the pragmatisitic method is not merely a matter of clarifying the actual and potential significations of such habits as we happen to have acquired.’
    • ‘He ends up with a highly pragmatistic conception of theoretical language hardly worthy of someone preoccupied with a rigorously scientific conception of the world.’
    • ‘This pragmatistic theory of inquiry embraces a distinct conception of truth.’

Pronunciation

pragmatistic

/ˌpraɡməˈtɪstɪk/