The words "orthobiotics," "didactics," and "pragmatics" might be used to characterize them.
Their past (ontogeny) and present (pragmatics) are involved in these interactions.
Together with illiteracy, they are other symptoms of the change in pragmatics discussed in this book.
We sometimes apply to these the words Orthobiotics, Didactics, and pragmatics.
The pragmatics of survival seemed determined; there was little choice in method and timing.
It is well justified to repeat that some of the most enlightened minds overlook the pragmatics of bygone practice.
Augmented by worldwide networking, this pragmatics has become global in scope.
The inertia of past pragmatics has not yet been annihilated by the dynamics of a fundamental change of direction.
In a way, this threefold sequence shows how syntax is enveloped in semantics, and both in the pragmatics that determines them.
In the pragmatics of their existence they already live beyond the literate understanding.
1610s, "meddlesome, impertinently busy," short for earlier pragmatical, or else from Middle French pragmatique (15c.), from Latin pragmaticus "skilled in business or law," from Greek pragmatikos "fit for business, active, business-like; systematic," from pragma (genitive pragmatos) "a deed, act; that which has been done; a thing, matter, affair," especially an important one; also a euphemism for something bad or disgraceful; in plural, "circumstances, affairs" (public or private), often in a bad sense, "trouble," literally "a thing done," from stem of prassein/prattein "to do, act, perform" (see practical). Meaning "matter-of-fact" is from 1853. In some later senses from German pragmatisch.