physicalism

noun
phys·i·cal·ism | \ ˈfi-zi-kə-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of physicalism 

: a thesis that the descriptive terms of scientific language are reducible to terms which refer to spatiotemporal things or events or to their properties

Other words from physicalism

physicalist \ˈfi-zi-kə-list \ noun or adjective
physicalistic \ˌfi-zi-kə-ˈli-stik \ adjective

First Known Use of physicalism

1931, in the meaning defined above

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