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materialist

[ muh-teer-ee-uh-list ]
/ məˈtɪər i ə lɪst /
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noun
a person who is markedly more concerned with material things than with spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values.
an adherent of philosophical materialism.
adjective
concerned with material things; materialistic.
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

OTHER WORDS FROM materialist

ma·te·ri·al·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·ma·te·ri·al·ist, noun, adjective
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