Word of the Week: Pragmatic

CliffsNotes January 15, 2015


CliffsNotes Word of the Week Blog Post Pragmatic


Word: pragmatic (adj)

Meaning: practical

Synonyms: logical, realistic, sensible


1. In order to pull off switching places with her twin, Hallie insisted piercing Annie's ears was the only pragmatic option.

2. I made the pragmatic decision to go to the college which gave me the best scholarship.

3.  It is pragmatic, yet not always fun, to contribute to your savings account.

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