Definition of 'utilitarian'
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Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988) THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
What does concern me is that these spokesmen for the arts define their value in utilitarian and financial terms.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)
The Protestant view is more utilitarian.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The Mozart effect annoys him because it seems to say that music is only worth listening to if its benefits can be measured in clinical utilitarian terms.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Maybe this is why - albeit unconsciously - the designers of these purely utilitarian structures managed so effectively to make them resemble places of worship.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
First, it treats the actor's desires as exhibiting a utilitarian structure so that an optimal outcome can normally be defined in most situations confronting the actor.Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)
Because if arguably the world's biggest physics experiment is in any way a cathedral to science, then it is an unusually utilitarian and rather shabby one.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Definition of utilitarian from the Collins English Dictionary