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Pronunciation:  mut`iree'alutee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
  2. [n]  relevance requiring careful consideration

MATERIALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: corporeality, physicalness
 Antonyms: immateriality, immateriality, incorporeality
 See Also: concreteness, palpability, quality, reality, relevance, relevancy, substantiality, substantialness, tangibility, tangibleness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma*te`ri*al"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. mat['e]rialit['e].]
1. The quality or state of being material; material
   existence; corporeity.

2. Importance; as, the materiality of facts.

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