Definition of Commercialistic

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commercialistic

commercial off-the-shelf
commercial paper
commercial traveler
commercial traveller
commercial travellers
commercial treaty
commercialisation
commercialisations
commercialise
commercialised
commercialises
commercialising
commercialism
commercialisms
commercialist
commercialistic (current term)
commercialists
commercialities
commerciality
commercialization
commercialize
commercialized
commercializes
commercializing
commercially
commercials
commercing
commere
commeres
commerge

Literary usage of Commercialistic

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1. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1905)
"Here again the gauntlet had been thrown down by a sordid, brutal, commercialistic element at the feet of genius and art; but here, as time and again in the ..."

2. Twenty Years at Hull-House: With Autobiographical Notes by Jane Addams (1910)
"All this however dangerously approximated the commercialistic ideal of high salaries only for the management with the final test of a small expense account ..."

3. Primitive Traits in Religious Revivals: A Study in Mental and Social Evolution by Frederick Morgan Davenport (1905)
"Surely there is nothing which will sooner put to shame the sordid materialism of an intensely active and commercialistic nation than the fearless and ..."

4. An Introduction to Poetry by Jay Broadus Hubbell, John Owen Beaty (1922)
"What not a few old-time Texans feel as they contrast the picturesque Texas which is gone with the hustling commercialistic Texas which is at hand, ..."

5. The Syrian Christ by Abraham Mitrie Rihbany (1916)
"commercialistic atmosphere is not conducive to the production of sacred books. Where the chief interests of life center in external things, ..."

6. In a Day of Social Rebuilding: Lectures on the Ministry of the Church by Henry Sloane Coffin (1918)
"You will not have to listen to the commonplaces of commercialistic philosophy that competition is the life of trade and enlightened self-interest the path ..."

7. American Foreign Trade: As Promoted by the Webb-Pomerene and Edge Acts, with by William Frederick Notz, Richard Selden Harvey (1921)
"... international trade towards selfish exploitation, concession hunting, cutthroat competition and commercialistic practices of the most sordid type. ..."

8. Bible Doctrine: A Treatise on the Great Doctrines of the Bible, Pertaining by Daniel Kauffman (1914)
"This commercialistic spirit has reached such proportions that preacher's unions arf formed, which fix salaries, make demands on congregations an'1 if they ..."

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