"materialist" Definition

  1. n. One who denies the existence of spiritual substances or agents, and maintains that spiritual phenomena, so called, are the result of some peculiar organization of matter.
  2. n. One who holds to the existence of matter, as distinguished from the idealist, who denies it.

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Position in dictionary: 60353 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "materialist": 3
Words that end with "materialist": 2
Words that contain "materialist": 4
Next words in dictionary: materialistic, materialistical, materiality, materialization, materialize
Previous words in dictionary: materialism, material, materia medica, mater, mateotechny

English Dictionary Definition of materialist

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