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of or preoccupied with material rather than spiritual or intellectual things

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marked by materialism

conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

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So we need to keep our relations aside from meanness and materialistic approaches to maintain the morality and core values of the society alive.
The release also added that the army chief had contacted Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah and General Abdullah Nawaf Al Sabah, and mentioned that the helicopter had suffered 'minimal materialistic damage' and his delegation had suffered 'mild injuries'.
Thus, in this perspective, materialism does not refer to philosophical theories that explain the ontological reality through the existence of matter, but it makes mention of materialistic values, of what people consider useful or important.
However, what many people fail to understand is that being materialistic does pay off in the long run.
Jessy Ang, who has attended to soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, belied the thinking that policemen, who have been trained for years to handle conflict, could easily succumb to pressures from their materialistic wives.
Once basic needs are met, other factors moderate the level of happiness (Kasser and Ryan 1993; Zavestoski 2002), and materialistic values may begin to have a negative impact on CWB.
The materialistic lifestyle is becoming increasingly more common on a global scale (Ger & Belk, 1996).
The present analyses are an offshoot of an investigation into materialistic depression (Azibo, 2013) that further exploits that data for what it conveys about the depression measures employed as potential quick screening tools including the prediction of thinking about suicide.
In a country that has become more secular and materialistic, surely there is still a place for true freedom of speech embracing all religious beliefs - and none?
Materialistic attitude or materialism is a person's orientation toward possessions and money for happiness (Moschis & Churchill, 1978).
Subjective well-being has been found to be lower in highly materialistic individuals compared to those that are less materialistic (e.
In this book, Thomas Nagel seeks to demonstrate that materialistic and evolutionary accounts of the mind fail.
QUETTA -- Unhappy kids are more likely to become materialistic than children who are happy with their lives, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.
Whether he likes it or not, Pope Francis will find that his own call to spread God's message will not be easy in an increasingly selfish, materialistic and secular society.