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Wordnet 3.0


1. marked by materialism;
[syn: materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded]

2. conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class;
- Example: "a bourgeois mentality"
[syn: bourgeois, conservative, materialistic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Materialistic \Ma*te`ri*al*is"tic\, Materialistical \Ma*te`ri*al*is"tic*al\, a. Of or pertaining to materialism or materialists; of the nature of materialism. [1913 Webster] But to me his very spiritualism seemed more materialistic than his physics. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] 2. Primarily concerned with material objects and worldly activities, as contrasted with spiritual, moral or philosophical concerns; especially, concerned primarily with gaining money and the things that money can buy. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

materialistic adj 1: marked by materialism [syn: materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded] 2: conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality" [syn: bourgeois, conservative, materialistic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

100 Moby Thesaurus words for "materialistic": Adamic, Circean, Cyrenaic, Eleatic, Epicurean, Marxian, Marxist, Megarian, Philistine, Stoic, animal, animalistic, animist, animistic, atomistic, banausic, beastlike, beastly, bestial, bodily, breadwinning, brutal, brute, brutish, businesslike, carnal, carnal-minded, coarse, commercial, commonsense, cosmotheistic, earthly, earthy, eclectic, empirical, eudaemonistic, existential, expedient, fallen, fleshly, greedy, gross, hedonic, hedonist, hedonistic, humanist, humanistic, hylomorphous, hylotheistic, idealistic, instrumentalist, lapsed, material, materialist, mechanist, mechanistic, metaphysical, moneymaking, monistic, mundane, naturalist, naturalistic, nominalist, nonspiritual, orgiastic, panlogistical, pantheistic, physical, positivist, positivistic, postlapsarian, practical, pragmatic, pragmatist, profane, prosaic, rationalistic, realist, realistic, scholastic, secular, sensationalistic, sensual, swinish, syncretistic, temporal, terrestrial, theistic, transcendentalist, transcendentalistic, unspiritual, utilitarian, vitalistic, voluntarist, voluntaristic, workaday, workday, working, worldly, yuppy