atomism

noun
at·​om·​ism | \ ˈa-tə-ˌmi-zəm How to pronounce atomism (audio) \

Definition of atomism

1 : a doctrine that the physical or physical and mental universe is composed of simple indivisible minute particles

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atomist \ -​mist How to pronounce atomist (audio) \ noun

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1678, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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atomism

noun
at·​om·​ism | \ ˈat-ə-ˌmiz-əm How to pronounce atomism (audio) \

Medical Definition of atomism

1 : a doctrine that the universe is composed of simple indivisible minute particles
2 : a psychological doctrine that perceptions, thoughts, and all mental processes are built up by the combination of simple elements

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