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|part of speech:
||the philosophic theory that physical matter and its related forces are the source or cause of all phenomena.
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||great or excessive concern with the acquisition of wealth or possessions, esp. as opposed to the attainment of spiritual goals.
As a young man, he had cared only about making money, but he rejected materialism and became somewhat of an ascetic in later life.