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Postby Grogie » Thu Jan 10, 2008 3:56 pm

Overly busy. Officious or meddlesome. ''Some neighbors can be polypragmatic.''

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Postby Slava » Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:38 pm

I had to look up pragmatic to get a handle on this one. I've never used it in any sense other than the "practical" one.

dictionary.com wrote:5. of or pertaining to the affairs of state or community.
6. Archaic.
a. busy; active.
b. officious; meddlesome; interfering.
c. dogmatic; opinionated.

So adding the "poly" makes it quite intensive, wouldn't you say?
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Postby Perry » Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:10 pm

I find nothing pragmatic about meddlesome people, but that's just me. :wink:
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