nonmaterialistic

adjective

non·​ma·​te·​ri·​al·​is·​tic ˌnän-mə-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈli-stik How to pronounce nonmaterialistic (audio)
: not of, relating to, or marked by materialism : not materialistic
a nonmaterialistic philosophy
a simple, nonmaterialistic lifestyle

Examples of nonmaterialistic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His dad was a jack-of-all-trades, contentedly nonmaterialistic. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonmaterialistic was in 1903

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“Nonmaterialistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmaterialistic. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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