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Atomism definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AT'OMISM, n. The doctrine of atoms.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association
2: (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles; "the ancient Greek philosophers Democritus and Epicurus held atomic theories of the universe" [syn: atomism, atomic theory, atomist theory, atomistic theory] [ant: holism, holistic theory]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1678 1. a doctrine that the physical or physical and mental universe is composed of simple indivisible minute particles 2. individualism 1 atomist noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Philos. 1 the theory that all matter consists of tiny individual particles. 2 Psychol. the theory that mental states are made up of elementary units. Derivatives: atomist n. atomistic adj.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Atomism At"om*ism, n. [Cf. F. atomisme.] The doctrine of atoms. See Atomic philosophy, under Atomic.

Moby Thesaurus

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