atomistic

adjective at·om·is·tic \ ˌa-tə-ˈmis-tik \
|Updated on: 27 Apr 2018

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

atomistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of atomistic

1695

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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atomistic

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

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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