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1. Dealing or concerned with facts or actual occurrences; practical.
2. Philosophy Of or relating to pragmatism.
3. Linguistics Of or relating to pragmatics.
4. Relating to or being the study of cause and effect in historical or political events with emphasis on the practical lessons to be learned from them.
A pragmatic sanction.

[Latin prāgmaticus, skilled in business, from Greek prāgmatikos, from prāgma, prāgmat-, deed, from prāssein, prāg-, to do.]

prag·mat′i·cal adj.
prag·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pragmatical - of or concerning the theory of pragmatism
2.pragmatical - concerned with practical matters; "a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem"; "a matter-of-fact account of the trip"
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"


Having or indicating an awareness of things as they really are:
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It is like you to give a pragmatical opinion without being acquainted with any of the circumstances of the case; I have had no dinner.
Nay, it seemeth at this instant they are sensible, of this want of natives; as by the Pragmatical Sanction, now published, appeareth.
Some pragmatical seventeenth century lawyer, I suppose.
Wyeth was immediately for pursuing them, rifle in hand, but saw evident signs of dissatisfaction in his half-breed hunters; who considered him as trenching upon their province, and meddling with things quite above his capacity; for these veterans of the wilderness are exceedingly pragmatical, on points of venery and woodcraft, and tenacious of their superiority; looking down with infinite contempt upon all raw beginners.
The little man apologized, with a cheerful and simpering conceit, for his litter of curiosities, his dressing-gown, and his delicate health; and, waving his hand toward a chair, placed his attention, with pragmatical politeness, at the visitor's disposal.
when dealing with the problem with ambiguity and uncertainty, intuitionistic fuzzy set is more flexible and pragmatical.
From the Russian point of view, relations with Hungary are, in the words of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, "good and pragmatical.
He goes on: "As long as it is cowardly insinuated, as with the wish to succor some partial and temporary interest, or to make it affirm some pragmatical tenet .
Even if the package-theory was, and still is, very widely sustained, having its quite important theoretical and pragmatical insights, it has been attacked from different view points, starting with Hugo von Hofmannstahl, Thomas Mann and the Weimarian conservative revolutionaries and continuing with Karl Mannheim to the more recent analyses of Jeffrey Herf, Stefan Breuer and Fritz Stern (42).
Studying responses to disability in south Asian histories: Approaches personal, practical and pragmatical.