Definition of pragmatizing in English:

pragmatizing

(also pragmatising)

noun

  • The action of pragmatize, an instance of this; specifically (now rare) the rationalization of a myth.

adjective

  • That pragmatizes; that promotes or supports pragmatism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Keightley (1789–1872), historian and author. From pragmatize + -ing<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Freeman (1823–1892), historian. From pragmatize + -ing.

Pronunciation

pragmatizing

/ˈpraɡmətʌɪzɪŋ/