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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 WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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":

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  1. Roy Moore:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Michael Kimmelman:

    Hudson Yards glorifies a kind of surface spectacle — as if the peak ambitions of city life were consuming luxury goods and enjoying a smooth, seductive, mindless materialism.

  5. Diana Rose:

    When people start engaging with things like astrology and Tarot and spirituality, a lot of them just see it all as one, instead of a bunch of discrete approaches to engaging with the world, or engaging outside of the boundaries of scientific materialism.


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