Definition of pragmatical in US English:

pragmatical

adjective

  • 1Conceited, self-important, pompous; opinionated; dogmatic, unbending.

  • 2Of, relating to, or dealing with practice, practicalities, or fact, as opposed to theory, speculation, or ideals; practical, realistic.

  • 3Matter-of-fact, down-to-earth; banal.

  • 4Philosophy= "pragmatic".

  • 5Linguistics. Of or relating to pragmatics.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin pragmaticus + -al; compare -ical. With use as adjective compare later pragmatic.

Pronunciation

pragmatical

/praɡˈmatɪkl/