HyperDic: materialism

English > 2 senses of the word materialism:
NOUNstatematerialism, philistinisma desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
cognitionmaterialism, physicalism(philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
materialism > pronunciation
Soundsmahtih'riyahlih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > materialism: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters.
Synonymphilistinism
BroaderdesireSomething that is desired
Spanishfilisteísmo, filistinismo, materialismo
Catalanmaterialisme
Adjectivesmaterialisticconforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
materialisticmarked by materialism
Nounsmaterialistsomeone with great regard for material possessions
English > materialism: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality.
Synonymphysicalism
CategoryphilosophyThe rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
Narrowerdialectical materialismThe materialistic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Broaderphilosophical doctrine, philosophical theoryA doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Spanishfisicalismo, materialismo
Catalanfisicalisme, fisicalismo, materialisme
Nounsmaterialistsomeone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter

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