immaterialism

noun
im·​ma·​te·​ri·​al·​ism | \ ˌi-mə-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce immaterialism (audio) \

Definition of immaterialism

: a philosophical theory that material things have no reality except as mental perceptions

Other Words from immaterialism

immaterialist \ ˌi-​mə-​ˈtir-​ē-​ə-​list How to pronounce immaterialist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of immaterialism

1713, in the meaning defined above

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“Immaterialism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immaterialism. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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