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Meaning of "hylozoist" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYLOZOIST

hylozoist  [ˌhaɪləˈzəʊɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYLOZOIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hylozoist is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYLOZOIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hylozoism

Hylozoism is the philosophical point of view that all matter is in some sense alive. This may include the view that "inanimate" matter has latent powers of abiogenesis. The concept dates to the Milesian school of pre-Socratic philosophers and was introduced in English as a term by Ralph Cudworth in 1678.

Definition of hylozoist in the English dictionary

The definition of hylozoist in the dictionary is an adherent of hylozoism.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYLOZOIST


altoist
ˈæltəʊɪst
Averroist
ˌævəˈrəʊɪst
banjoist
ˈbændʒəʊɪst
bongoist
ˈbɒŋɡəʊɪst
Castroist
ˈkæstrəʊɪst
echoist
ˈekəʊɪst
egoist
ˈiːɡəʊɪst
jingoist
ˈdʒɪnɡəʊɪst
judoist
ˈdʒuːdəʊɪst
oboist
ˈəʊbəʊɪst
piccoloist
ˈpɪkələʊɪst
poloist
ˈpəʊləʊɪst
Shintoist
ˈʃɪntəʊɪst
soloist
ˈsəʊləʊɪst
sumoist
ˈsuːməʊɪst
superegoist
ˌsuːpərˈiːɡəʊɪst
tangoist
ˈtæŋɡəʊɪst
Titoist
ˈtiːtəʊɪst
torpedoist
tɔːˈpiːdəʊɪst
zoist
ˈzəʊɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYLOZOIST

hylicism
hylicist
hylobate
hylogeneses
hylogenesis
hyloist
hylomorphic
hylomorphism
hylopathism
hylopathist
hylophagous
hylophyte
hylotheism
hylotheist
hylotomous
hylozoic
hylozoical
hylozoism
hylozoistic
hylozoistically

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYLOZOIST

euroist
foist
frescoist
Hills Hoist
hoist
hyloist
joist
Maoist
moist
quoist
rolled-steel joist
semimoist
Taoist
tattooist
trimmer joist
uphoist
voodooist

Synonyms and antonyms of hylozoist in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hylozoist» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYLOZOIST

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Translator English - Chinese

hylozoist
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hilozoísta
570 millions of speakers

English

hylozoist
510 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
380 millions of speakers
ar

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hylozoist
280 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
278 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
270 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
260 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
220 millions of speakers

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Hylozoist
190 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
180 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
130 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
85 millions of speakers

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Hylozoist
85 millions of speakers
vi

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hylozoist
80 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
75 millions of speakers

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हेलोजोइस्ट
75 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
70 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
65 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
50 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
40 millions of speakers

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hylozoist
30 millions of speakers
el

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hylozoist
15 millions of speakers
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hylozoist
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

hylozoist
10 millions of speakers
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hylozoist
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hylozoist

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYLOZOIST»

The term «hylozoist» is used very little and occupies the 188.943 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYLOZOIST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hylozoist

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYLOZOIST»

Discover the use of hylozoist in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hylozoist and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World
What were the forces that made the hylozoist worldview seem unintelligible to someone like Robert Boyle, who nevertheless had earlier in his career serious interests in alchemy, a hylozoist movement? And as Allen Debus has argued, the  ...
Frederique Apffel-Marglin, 2012
2
Claims of Knowledge: On the Labor of Making Found Worlds
Thales of Miletus, conventionally nominated from the fourth century B.C. onward as the first Greek philosopher, was a hylozoist, as were his successor, Anaximander, and his grand- successor, Anaximenes. Although Plato and others of his ...
Lawrence E. Hazelrigg, 1989
3
The True Intellectual System of the Universe: With a ...
whereof, we ought not to censure every Hylozoist, professing to hold a Deity and a rational soul immortal, for a mere disguised Atheist, or counterfeit histrionical Theist. III. But though every Hylozoist be not therefore necessarily an Atheist, yet  ...
Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, 1845
4
H+/-: Transhumanism and Its Critics
We can see hylozoist parallels in the arts to this style of cybernetic engineering. Brian Eno said he was indebted to Stafford Beer's Brain of the Firm for innovative changes in his music in the 1970s. If classical music consists in the reproduction  ...
Gregory R. Hansell, 2011
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Milton's Warring Angels: A Study of Critical Engagements
Matter together,”53 negotiated between the poles of the heresies — “Atomical atheism” and “Hylozoist atheism” — that Cudworth himself was to document in his True Intellectual System. Where the “Atomick” atheist “supposes the notion or  ...
William Kolbrener, 2008
6
Panpsychism in the West
... even through the late 1800s. William Clifford (ca. 1870) and others put forth panpsychist theories of "mind-stuff" that recall the ideas of Democritus. It bears repeating that, apart from Heraclitus, the so-called hylozoist tradition of the ...
David Skrbina, 2005
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The Christian Examiner
Now the Hylozoist is not always an Atheist, for he might believe there was a God who created these wise atoms ; but usually, the Hylozoist believes in the self- existence of his atoms ; and so all taken together constitute God, — who is therefore ...
‎1840
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Christian Examiner
Now the Hylozoist is not always an Atheist, for he might believe there was a God who created these wise atoms ; but usually, the Hylozoist believes in the self- existence of his atoms ; and so all taken together constitute God,— who is therefore ...
‎1840
9
Centenary Edition [of the Writings of Theodore Parker]
Now the hylozoist is not always an atheist, for he might believe there was a God who created these wise atoms ; but usually, the hylozoist believes in the self - existence of his atoms; and so all taken together constitute God, — who is therefore ...
Theodore Parker, 1911
10
Greek Philosophy - 1956
That's an important word, gentlemen. Perhaps you take this next to "myth," because the people who believe the -- in -- in Greeks -- the word -- "matter" is expressed with "hyle," wood. So a man who is a materialist in Greek is called a hylozoist.
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, 1997

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