antipragmatist

pragmatist

[prag-muh-tist]
noun
1.
a person who is oriented toward the success or failure of a particular line of action, thought, etc.; a practical person.
2.
an advocate or adherent of philosophical pragmatism.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of pragmatism.

Origin:
1630–40; pragmat(ic) + -ist

antipragmatist, noun, adjective
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pragmatist

noun
1. an adherent of philosophical pragmatism 
2. a person who takes a practical approach to problems and is concerned primarily with the success or failure of her actions 
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