Definition of "atomistic" [at•om•is•tic]

  • (adjective) Of or having to do with atoms or atomism.
  • (adjective) Consisting of many separate, often disparate elements: an atomistic culture.

Use "atomistic" in a sentence

  • "This doctrine which I call atomistic and which appears to be anti-historical, reveals from under a concealing cloak a strongly materialistic nature."
  • "Here, Norton (2001) objects to an "atomistic" bias of western culture towards objects."
  • "The danger is therefore not application of technology for the objective but "atomistic" nature of "man"."

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