Definition of pragmaticism in US English:

pragmaticism

noun

rare
  • 1The quality of being pragmatic, especially of regarding things in a realistic or practical manner, rather than being guided by theoretical or ideological considerations.

  • 2Philosophy= "pragmatism"; specificallythe pragmatic philosophy of C. S. Peirce.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From pragmatic + -ism.

Pronunciation

pragmaticism

/praɡˈmatɪsɪz(ə)m/