[ doo-uh-lis-tik, dyoo- ]
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  1. of, relating to, or of the nature of dualism.

  2. dual; twofold.

Origin of dualistic

First recorded in 1795–1805; dual + -istic

Other words from dualistic

  • du·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • non·du·al·is·tic, adjective
  • non·du·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • un·du·al·is·tic, adjective
  • un·du·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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How to use dualistic in a sentence

  • The eternity-hypothesis has assumed two very different forms, one of which has a dualistic and the other a monistic base.

    The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel