atomistical
atomistical atomistical adj. divided into separate and often disparate elements. {holistic}

Syn: atomistic. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • atomistical — at·om·is·ti·cal …   English syllables

  • atomistical — adjective divided into separate and often disparate elements • Syn: ↑atomistic • Ant: ↑holistic (for: ↑atomistic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑atomism, ↑atomism …   Useful english dictionary

  • atomistic — adjective divided into separate and often disparate elements • Syn: ↑atomistical • Ant: ↑holistic • Derivationally related forms: ↑atomism (for: ↑atomistical), ↑atomism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atomistic — At om*is tic, a. 1. Of or pertaining to atoms; relating to atomism. [R.] [1913 Webster] It is the object of the mechanical atomistic philosophy to confound synthesis with synartesis. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. divided into separate and often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atomism — atomist, n. atomistic, atomistical, adj. atomistically, adv. /at euh miz euhm/, n. 1. Also called atomic theory. Philos. the theory that minute, discrete, finite, and indivisible elements are the ultimate constituents of all matter. 2. Psychol. a …   Universalium

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  • atomist theory — noun (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,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • atomistic theory — noun (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,… …   Useful english dictionary

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