nonmaterial culture


noun Sociology.

the aggregate of values, mores, norms, etc., of a society; the ideational structure of a culture that provides the values and meanings by which it functions.

Nearby words

  1. nonliterary,
  2. nonliterate,
  3. nonlocal,
  4. nonmatching,
  5. nonmaterial,
  6. nonmedical,
  7. nonmedullated fiber,
  8. nonmember,
  9. nonmetal,
  10. nonmetallic


Origin of nonmaterial culture

First recorded in 1935–40

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