• Material Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Consisting of matter; not spiritual; corporeal; physical; as, material substance or bodies.
- (a.) Of solid or weighty character; not insubstantial; of cinsequence; not be dispensed with; important.
- (v. t.) To form from matter; to materialize.
- (a.) Hence: Pertaining to, or affecting, the physical nature of man, as distinguished from the mental or moral nature; relating to the bodily wants, interests, and comforts.
- (a.) Pertaining to the matter, as opposed to the form, of a thing. See Matter.
- (n.) The substance or matter of which anything is made or may be made.
• Materiality Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The quality or state of being material; material existence; corporeity.
- (n.) Importance; as, the materiality of facts.