ideoplastic

adjective
ideo·​plas·​tic

Definition of ideoplastic

1 : modified by mental activity ideoplastic factors in digestion
2 of an art form : rendered symbolic or conventional through the mental remodeling of natural subjects

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Other Words from ideoplastic

ideoplasticity \ -​ˌpla¦stisətē \ noun

First Known Use of ideoplastic

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ideoplastic

International Scientific Vocabulary ideo- + -plastic; originally formed as French idéoplastique

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“Ideoplastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ideoplastic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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