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materialist

[muh-teer-ee-uh-list]
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noun
  1. a person who is markedly more concerned with material things than with spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values.
  2. an adherent of philosophical materialism.
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adjective
  1. concerned with material things; materialistic.
  2. of or relating to philosophical materialism or its adherents.
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Origin of materialist

From the New Latin word māteriālista, dating back to 1660–70. See material, -ist
Related formsma·te·ri·al·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·ma·te·ri·al·ist, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for anti-materialist

materialist

n.

1660s and after in various philosophical and theological senses, on model of French matérialiste, from material (n.) + -ist. Also cf. materialism.

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