hylic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὕλη (húlē, matter) +‎ -ic (of or pertaining to).

Adjective[edit]

hylic (comparative more hylic, superlative most hylic)

  1. Having to do with or of the nature of matter or material.

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Noun[edit]

hylic (plural hylics)

  1. (Gnosticism) In gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping of man the basest type; a person focused on neither intellectual (psychic) nor spiritual (pneumatic) reality.

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