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practicalism

[prak-ti-kuh-liz-uh m] /ˈpræk tɪ kəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
devotion to practical matters.
Origin of practicalism
1835-1845
1835-45; practical + -ism
Related forms
practicalist, noun
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  • We must have the church and state in order that we may have their souls, idealism and practicalism.

    Communism and Christianism William Montgomery Brown

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