Definition of unpragmatic in English:



  • Not sensible or realistic.

    ‘the current policy is unsustainable and unpragmatic’
    • ‘Even when their power was broken, no government was unpragmatic enough to leave the provisioning of Paris to the free market forces.’
    • ‘This unpragmatic approach has become a hallmark of post-cold war left commentary.’
    • ‘The left is seen by these insiders as silly, unpragmatic losers who must be eschewed.’
    • ‘There is a recklessly unpragmatic, art-for-art's sake quality to Real Madrid; a notion that it's not worth winning if you are not going to win well, if you don't combine efficiency with panache.’
    • ‘Their campaigns are often criticized as unpragmatic, quixotic and idealistic.’
    theoretical, conceptual, notional, philosophical, hypothetical, speculative, conjectural, conjectured, suppositional, putative
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