pragmatical

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Adjective[edit]

pragmatical ‎(comparative more pragmatical, superlative most pragmatical)

  1. pragmatic; practical; businesslike
    • Milton
      We cannot therefore always be contemplative, or pragmatical abroad, but have need of some delightful intermissions []
    • Hare
      Low, pragmatical, earthly views of the gospel.
  2. (law) Relating to affairs of state.
  3. (obsolete) officious; fussy; meddlesome
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Pragmatical officers of justice.
    • Arbuthnot
      The fellow grew so pragmatical that he took upon him the government of my whole family.