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Materialism

Ma`te´ri`al`ism
n.1.The doctrine of materialists; materialistic views and tenets; called also philosophical materialism.
2.The tendency to give undue importance to material interests as contrasted with spiritual concerns; devotion to the material nature and its wants.
3.Material substances in the aggregate; matter.
philosophical materialism
The theory that matter and energy are the only objects existing within the universe, and that mental and spiritual phenomena are explainable as functions of the nervous system of people. Same as materialism{1}.
Noun1.materialism - a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
Synonyms: philistinism
2.materialism - (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
Synonyms: physicalism
Adam, Marxism, Philistinism, animalism, animality, atomism, beastliness, behaviorism, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, carnal nature, carnal-mindedness, carnality, coarseness, commonsense realism, dialectical materialism, earthiness, earthliness, earthly-mindedness, empiricism, epiphenomenalism, fallen nature, fallen state, flesh, fleshliness, grossness, historical materialism, hylomorphism, hylotheism, hylozoism, idealism, lapsed state, mechanism, mundaneness, natural realism, naturalism, new realism, nonspirituality, physicalism, physicism, positive philosophy, positivism, postlapsarian state, pragmaticism, pragmatism, realism, representative realism, secularism, substantialism, swinishness, temporality, the Old Adam, the beast, the flesh, the offending Adam, unspirituality, worldliness, worldly-mindedness
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