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ma·te·ri·al·is·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. materialistic, mercenary, worldly-mindedadjective

    marked by materialism

  2. bourgeois, conservative, materialisticadjective

    conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

    "a bourgeois mentality"

Wiktionary

  1. materialisticadjective

    Being overly concerned with material possessions and wealth.

  2. materialisticadjective

    Of or concerning philosophical materialism.

Wikipedia

  1. materialistic

    Materialism is the view that the universe consists only of organized matter and energy.

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  1. materialistic

    Materialistic refers to a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values. It is a mindset or attitude characterized by a strong interest in gaining and accumulating material wealth or possessions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Materialisticadjective

    alt. of Materialistical

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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

Examples of materialistic in a Sentence

  1. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Communism, avowedly secularistic and materialistic, has no place for God. This I could never accept,... I strongly disagreed with Communism’s ethical relativism… there are no fixed, immutable principles; consequently, almost anything—force, violence, murder, lying—is a justifiable means to the ‘millennial’ end.

  2. 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.

  3. Richard Pryor:

    There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.

  4. 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.

  5. Brian Deschanel:

    It is unfortunate that in our materialistic world, at most, the level of appreciation for good deed is symmetrical to it's price tag.

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