|English Dictionary: materialism||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for materialism|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Materialism \Ma*te"ri*al*ism\, n. [Cf. F. matrialisme.]|
1. The doctrine of materialists; materialistic views and
The irregular fears of a future state had been
supplanted by the materialism of Epicurus.
2. The tendency to give undue importance to material
interests; devotion to the material nature and its wants.
3. Material substances in the aggregate; matter. [R. & Obs.]