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atomistic

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adjective at·om·is·tic \ˌa-tə-ˈmis-tik\

Definition of atomistic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to atoms or atomism

  2. 2 :  composed of many simple elements; also :  characterized by or resulting from division into unconnected or antagonistic fragments <an atomistic society>

atomistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1809

First Known Use of atomistic

1809


Medical Dictionary

atomistic

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adjective at·om·is·tic \ˌat-ə-ˈmis-tik\

Medical Definition of atomistic

  1. 1:  of or relating to atoms or atomism

  2. 2:  considering the primary concern of psychology to be the content of consciousness or the succession of ideas or mental experiences rather than the integrated conscious self




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