Meaning of Materialism



English: Materialism
Bangla: জড়বাদ, প্রকৃতিবাদ, দেহাত্মবাদ, বিষয়াসক্তি
Hindi: भौतिकवाद, पदार्थवाद, वस्तुवाद, छिछोरपन
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

preoccupation with or emphasis on material objects, comforts, and considerations, with a disinterest in or rejection of spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values.

Definition: 2

the philosophical theory that regards matter and its motions as constituting the universe, and all phenomena, including those of mind, as due to material agencies.

Definition: 3

interest in and desire for money, possessions, etc, rather than spiritual or ethical values

Definition: 4

(philosophy) the monist doctrine that matter is the only reality and that the mind, the emotions, etc, are merely functions of it Compare idealism (sense 3), dualism (sense 2) See also identity theory

Definition: 5

(ethics) the rejection of any religious or supernatural account of things