Definition of Atomist

1. n. One who holds to the atomic philosophy or theory.



Definition of Atomist

1. Noun. An adherent of atomism; one who believes matter is composed of elementary indivisible particles. ¹

2. Noun. An adherent of the atomic theory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Atomist

1. an adherent of atomism [n -S] - See also: atomism

Medical Definition of Atomist

1. One who holds to the atomic philosophy or theory. Origin: Cf. F. Atomiste. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Atomist

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1. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... having showed before, that he was a spurious atomist, or he likewise agreed with the other atomists in this, that he asserted incorporeal substance in ..."

2. The Development of Greek Philosophy by Robert Adamson (1908)
"CHAPTER VII THE atomistS ALONG with Empedocles I think we may take the atomist doctrine: even though in so doing we have to some extent to transgress the ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1876)
"The more closely we follow the atomist doctrine to its starting- point, ... Large as the atomist's assumptions arc, they do not go one jot beyond the ..."

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