2 conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality" [syn: bourgeois, conservative]
- Being overly concerned with material possessions and wealth.
overly concerned with possessions
Materialistic describes a person who is markedly more concerned with material things than with spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values; an adherent of materialism
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