materialist

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ma·te·ri·al·ism

(mə-tîr′ē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Philosophy The doctrine that physical matter is the only reality and that everything, including thought, feeling, mind, and will, can be explained in terms of matter and physical phenomena.
2. The theory or attitude that physical well-being and worldly possessions constitute the greatest good and highest value in life.
3. Concern for possessions or material wealth and physical comfort, especially to the exclusion of spiritual or intellectual pursuits.

ma·te′ri·al·ist n.
ma·te′ri·al·is′tic adj.
ma·te′ri·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.materialist - someone with great regard for material possessionsmaterialist - someone with great regard for material possessions
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
2.materialist - someone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter
disbeliever, nonbeliever, unbeliever - someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)
Translations

materialist

[məˈtɪərɪəlɪst]
A. Nmaterialista mf
B. ADJmaterialista

materialist

[məˈtɪəriəlɪst]
n (= person) → matérialiste mf
adj [view, belief] → matérialiste

materialist

nMaterialist(in) m(f)

materialist

[məˈtɪərɪəlɪst] nmaterialista m/f