from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being practical, or concerned with material considerations; practicalness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being practical; practicalness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state of being practical or feasible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities


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  • Also pragmatism (not the philosophical branch)

    March 19, 2009