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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

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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. Logan Van Liempt:

    People live in a purely carnal physicality and therefore are unable to grasp abstract thought. Physical evidence of a non-physical force is impossible, and without objective philosophical truths, life is utterly meaningless. Due to these intellectual inabilities, rather than individuals using their collective will to seek absolute truth, they choose to be dependent on the materialistic world; rendering them trapped inside a state of existential-crisis.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is an indolent or a peasant can never lead the intelligent or smart people, but only sows seed of sycophancy weed within the organization to merely feed on own materialistic need and fulfill the greed of a few others at the topmost position and everyone can read clearly that s/he does never heed of the good deed of sincere and hard workers.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It is good to be never pessimistic, better to be optimistic than to be idealistic, but the best as always is to be realistic in a world full of people being only materialistic.

  4. 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.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Every person's mind has only that much space to keep either CURRENCY or COMPETENCY, but never both at the same time ; Most keep money always and that's why the people doing creativity work are very less in this materialistic world.

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