Associations to the word «Materialism»
MATERIALISM, noun. Constant concern over material possessions and wealth; a great or excessive regard for worldly concerns.
MATERIALISM, noun. (philosophy) The philosophical belief that nothing exists beyond what is physical.
MATERIALISM, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Material substances in the aggregate; matter.
MATERIALISM, noun. A desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters.
MATERIALISM, noun. (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality.
We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.