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Princeton's WordNet

  1. materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded(adj)

    marked by materialism

  2. bourgeois, conservative, materialistic(adj)

    conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

    "a bourgeois mentality"

Wiktionary

  1. materialistic(Adjective)

    Being overly concerned with material possessions and wealth.

  2. materialistic(Adjective)

    Of or concerning philosophical materialism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Materialistic(adj)

    alt. of Materialistical

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of materialistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of materialistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Malcolm Muggeridge:

    Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.

  2. Lindsay Lohan:

    I always love giving gifts, so yes, for family and friends, most definitely I will be sending gifts. For me, I know it sounds silly, but, I am okay. I like to live by the act of giving. In all honesty, I am good with no materialistic gifts.

  3. Wyndham Lewis:

    With a new familiarity and a flesh-creeping homeliness entirely of this unreal, materialistic world, where all sentiment is coarsely manufactured and advertised in colossal sickly captions, disguised for the sweet tooth of a monstrous baby called the Public, the family as it is, broken up on all hands by the agency of feminist and economic propaganda, reconstitutes itself in the image of the state.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Life cannot be measured by summary statistics, such as the money accumulated in the banks, or the shares acquired in the stock market, or the number of real estates owned etc. In my view, the only valuable metric that would quantify your life most accurately is the number of lives you were able to help selflessly, and influence most positively. The true purpose of human life is very noble IMHO....always above and beyond mere metrics of materialistic matters.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The only way to find your self is to first lose yourself. Lose yourself to all worldly affairs, immerse yourself in the deepest oceans of material world - until the special moment of awakening, a pre-destined call that everyone receives at some stage in life. From that moment onwards, onsets the process of self-realization and your journey on the path to illumination. And thus you find your self, only after losing yourself in the jungle of materialistic world.

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