One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of being pragmatical; especially the officiousness, meddlesomeness; opinionatedness, dogmatism. Formerly also: †activity, assiduity (obsolete).
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Bolton (1572–1631), Church of England clergyman. From pragmatical + -ness.
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