anti-materialism

noun
an·ti-ma·te·ri·al·ism | \ ˌan-tē-mə-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌli-zəm , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antimaterialism

Definition of anti-materialism 

: opposition to materialism Anti-communism was a favorite subject of the 1950s, he said, but so, to his surprise, was anti-materialism. —Gayle White Anyone of a certain age will recall that dumpster diving first became a lifestyle choice in the 1960s as part of the decade's brief flirtation with antimaterialism —Janna Malamud Smith

Other words from anti-materialism

anti-materialist or less commonly antimaterialist \ˌan-tē-mə-ˈtir-ē-ə-list, ˌan-tī- \ adjective
anti-materialist values
anti-materialistic or less commonly antimaterialistic \ˌan-tē-mə-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlis-tik, ˌan-tī- \ adjective
The absence of money values may be partly caused by the vague anti-materialistic sentiments of the sorts of young college graduates who choose Washington over New York and Los Angeles. —Michael Lewis

First Known Use of anti-materialism

1820, in the meaning defined above

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