What is the opposite of pragmatic?

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Adjective
Opposite of practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory
Adjective
Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage in a given circumstance
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected
“They felt that it was an impractical exercise from an engineering standpoint and that the market for such a radio would be minuscule.”
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Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“Some journalists are trustworthy, and some are just completely unreliable.”
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(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
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Opposite of possessing sound judgment
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Opposite of put into practical use
“Your theory sounds reasonable in a theoretical sense, but cannot realistically be applied to the real world.”
Adjective
(especially in conduct or speech) Opposite of exhibiting good judgment and restraint
“I would suggest that the imprudent decision would be to spend all of your money on a sports car.”
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Opposite of not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety
“It gave him perseverance, a quality sorely needed when he chose the uncertain life of an artist.”
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Opposite of having or showing good sense or judgment
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Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
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Opposite of obliging, attentive, eager to please
Adjective
Opposite of having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
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Opposite of based on absolute truth
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