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Mammon

Saltos de línea: Mam¦mon
Pronunciación: /ˈmamən
 
/

Definición de Mammon en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Wealth regarded as an evil influence or false object of worship and devotion: others have forsaken Mammon in search of something on a more spiritual plane
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But libertinism itself is as distinct from libertarianism as worship of Mammon is distinct from conservatism.
  • In backing the demolition plan, he has shown he is committed to the worship of Mammon.
  • If there is an idol behind the idols of corporate globalization, it is Mammon.

Origen

late Middle English: via late Latin from New Testament Greek mamōnas (see Matt. 6:24, Luke 16:9–13), from Aramaic māmōn 'riches'. The word was taken by medieval writers as the name of the devil of covetousness, and revived in this sense by Milton.

Derivados

Mammonism

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • He also seems to have confirmed his existing prejudices against Utilitarians, Parliamentarians, a ‘do-nothing Aristocracy’, and the pervasive spirit of ‘Mammonism’.
  • This means combating Commercialism and Mammonism which has not yet become an important agenda.
  • As a consequence of all these forces, the values of Mammonism have begun to prevail inside the family's ‘haven’ as well as out.

Mammonist

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • These boards make it possible for the Mammonists to perform their mystical rites that much faster.
  • Aren't we just trying to be the best Mammonists that we can be?
  • The Mammonists distrust intellectualism in this country because they see it as a threat to unquestioned acceptance of the religion that they are promoting.

Words that rhyme with Mammon

Alabaman, Amman, Ammon, Drammen, gammon, salmon

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