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: seeming to be seen everywhere

Full Definition of UBIQUITOUS
:  existing or being everywhere at the same time :  constantly encountered:  widespread <a ubiquitous fashion>

Examples of UBIQUITOUS

  1. The company’s advertisements are ubiquitous.
  2. <by that time cell phones had become ubiquitous, and people had long ceased to be impressed by the sight of one>
  3. Hot dogs are the ideal road trip food—inexpensive, portable, ubiquitous. —Paul Lucas, Saveur, June/July 2008


(see ubiquity)

First Known Use: 1830


: dealing with the problems that exist in a specific situation in a reasonable and logical way instead of depending on ideas and theories

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Full Definition of PRAGMATIC


a (1) :  busy (2) :  officious

b :  opinionated

:  relating to matters of fact or practical affairs often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters :  practical as opposed to idealistic <pragmaticmen of power have had no time or inclination to deal with … social morality — K. B. Clark>
:  relating to or being in accordance with philosophical pragmatism(seepragmatism)
pragmatic noun
prag·mat·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of PRAGMATIC

prag·mat·ic also prag·mat·i·cal \-ti-kəl\

Examples of PRAGMATIC

  1. His pragmatic view of public education comes from years of working in city schools.
  2. <a pragmatic man, not given to grand, visionary schemes>
  3. … their pragmatic successors like Benjamin Franklin were concerned with lightning’s … power but not its thrilling scenic value. —John Updike, New York Review of Books, 15 Aug. 2002