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 for atomistic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Atomistic \At`om*is"tic\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to atoms; relating to atomism. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              It is the object of the mechanical atomistic
              philosophy to confound synthesis with synartesis.
                                                    --Coleridge.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. divided into separate and often disparate elements; -- the
        opposite of holistic.
  
     Syn: atomistical.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  atomistic
      adj 1: divided into separate and often disparate elements [syn:
             atomistic, atomistical] [ant: holistic]

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