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Synonyms for materialism
məˈtɪər i əˌlɪz əmma·te·ri·al·ism

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  1. materialismnoun

    Synonyms:
    physicalism, philosophical materialism

    Antonyms:
    idealism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. materialism, philistinismnoun

    a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters

    Synonyms:
    physicalism, philistinism

  2. materialism, physicalismnoun

    (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality

    Synonyms:
    physicalism, philistinism

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  1. List of paraphrases for "materialism":

    materialist

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  1. Andrew Schneider:

    As a scientist, I am not sure anymore that life can be reduced to a class struggle, to dialectical materialism, or any set of formulas. Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible.

  2. Roy Moore:

    Abor t ion, sodomy, and materialism have taken the place of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, even our political process.

  3. Bryant McGill:

    Evolve your understanding of success from the outer realm of control, materialism, and ego, to the inner realm of surrender, spirituality, and compassion.

  4. Vanna Bonta:

    There is direct correlation between a society lacking in artistic vision to lack of social conscience, i.e., crime, poverty, and senseless, violent atrocities, materialism.

  5. Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON:

    Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public.


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