Definition of practicism in US English:

practicism

noun

  • 1Pragmatism, especially concern with the practical requirements and consequences of real situations as opposed to theory, speculation, or ideals.

  • 2Politics. In Communism: a concentration by the worker on practical needs, especially the conduct of day-to-day work, together with a rejection or ignorance of communist theory.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From practice + -ism.

Pronunciation

practicism

/ˈpraktɪsɪz(ə)m/