Definitions for "Materialism"
The doctrine of materialists; materialistic views and tenets; called also philosophical materialism.
Material substances in the aggregate; matter.
A theory of ontology which claims that everything that exists is either a material thing (a thing having spatial characteristics), or as a function, quality, or property of a physical thing.
The tendency to give undue importance to material interests as contrasted with spiritual concerns; devotion to the material nature and its wants.
Concern with only that, which is impermanent and transitory.
In Hofstede's research, an emphasis on assertiveness and the acquisition of money and material objects, and a deemphasis on caring for others. [14
Keywords:  importance, goods, money, placing
Placing importance on money and material goods.