adjective. ['məˌtɪriːəˈlɪstɪk'] conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class.
Words that Rhyme with Materialistic
Example sentences of the word materialistic
The gold casket is a symbol of greed and of materialistic and shallow people who value surface over substance.
Quotes containing the word materialistic
1. Real success is not, like, materialistic. It's being where you want to be when you want to be; just living your life how you feel; having an ultimate goal and being able to accomplish it.
- Lindsey Wixson
2. [When a religious couple wrote to Sagan about fulfilled prophecies, he wrote back in May 1996:]If ‘fulfilled prophecy’ is your criterion, why do you not believe in materialistic science, which has an unparalleled record of fulfilled prophecy? Consider, for example, eclipses.
- Carl Sagan
3. It is easier for one to take risks and to chase his dreams with a mindset that he has nothing to lose. In this lies the immense passion, the great advantage of avoiding a materialistic, pleasure-filled way of life.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy
adjective. ['məˌtɪriːəˈlɪstɪk'] marked by materialism.