An example of utilitarian is a person who will give up personal needs for the majority's.
An example of a utilitarian decision is to purchase a car that gets good fuel mileage instead of a bigger, more comfortable car.
Utilitarian considerations in industrial design.
Plain, utilitarian kitchenware.
Origin of utilitarian
- utilit(y) –arian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 1781 utility +"Ž -arian