materialism: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mu-tēr'ē-u-liz"um), [key]
- preoccupation with or emphasis on material objects, comforts, and considerations, with a disinterest in or rejection of spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values.
- the philosophical theory that regards matter and its motions as constituting the universe, and all phenomena, including those of mind, as due to material agencies.
- materialism (Thesaurus)