atomism

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noun at·om·ism \ˈa-tə-ˌmi-zəm\

Definition of atomism

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

  2. 2 :  individualism 1

atomist

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1678

First Known Use of atomism

1678


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atomism

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noun at·om·ism \ˈat-ə-ˌmiz-əm\

Medical Definition of atomism

  1. 1:  a doctrine that the universe is composed of simple indivisible minute particles

  2. 2:  a psychological doctrine that perceptions, thoughts, and all mental processes are built up by the combination of simple elements


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