meaning of atomistic

atomistic meaning in General Dictionary

Of or regarding atoms associated with atomism

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  • divided into separate and frequently disparate elements
  • Of or related to atoms; regarding atomism.

atomistic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1809, in mention of the ancient philosophical doctrine of atomism (1670s); modern philosophical sense (logical atomism) traces to 1914 and Bertrand Russell.


atomistic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or regarding atoms; relating to atomism.


Sentence Examples with the word atomistic

He was at issue, however, with the atomistic materialism of Democritus in regard to its twin assumptions of absolute atoms and infinite space.

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