A person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
1. Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
2. Relating to philosophical or political pragmatism.
1. The state or quality of conforming to conventionally accepted standards of behavior or morals.
2. The details or rules of behavior considered correct
Alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive
evaporating rapidly; passing off readily in the form of vapor:Acetone is a volatile solvent.2.tending or threatening to break out into open violence;explosive: a volatile political situation.3.changeable; mercurial; flighty: a volatile disposition.4.(of prices, values, etc.) tending to fluctuate sharply andregularly: volatile market conditions.5.fleeting; transient: volatile beauty.