from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A believer in hylozoism; one who holds that matter, and every particle of it, has a species of life or animation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A believer in hylozoism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A proponent of hylozoism.


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  • It would be modernising him too severely to style him a hylozoist.

    Nature Mysticism

  • It will be remembered that Thales had placed the cause of motion in matter itself, not in something other than matter; that is to say, he was to all intents and purposes a hylozoist.

    Nature Mysticism


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