Definition of materialistic
- We had always watched The Beverly Hillbillies, and the Andy Griffith Show, where the country folks had to set things straight for the more materialistic city folk.
- —Artie Ann Bates
- Paying high prices for furniture and art is surely a reflection of an increasingly materialistic age.
- —Carol Vogel
- With the so-called Enlightenment, however, a linear, reductionistic, and materialistic view of the universe arose.
- —David Fideler
materialisticallyplay \mə-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlis-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
- The sin of disobedience to the heavenly vision cannot be atoned for with dollars, and the spiritual loss is highly visible in a self-centered, materialistically minded people.
- —Robertson McQuilkin