atomistic


at·om·is·tic

adjective \ˌa-tə-ˈmis-tik\

Definition of ATOMISTIC

1
:  of or relating to atoms or atomism
2
:  composed of many simple elements; also :  characterized by or resulting from division into unconnected or antagonistic fragments <an atomistic society>
at·om·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of ATOMISTIC

1809

at·om·is·tic

adjective \ˌat-ə-ˈmis-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ATOMISTIC

1
: of or relating to atoms or atomism
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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