Definition of dualistic in English:

dualistic

adjective

  • See dualism

    • ‘He also placed Emilie on a pedestal, torn by his own dualistic view of women as either pure or tarnished.’
    • ‘It may free men and women from performing their constricted gendered roles that are dualistic, rigidly defined, and ultimately destructive.’
    • ‘Perhaps even more significant, they were also adept at interpreting even the writings of the New Testament according to this dualistic code.’
    • ‘The play also questions the dualistic class and power structures of his era.’
    • ‘India is a classic example of dualistic society, where an informal traditional segment coexists with a formal modern segment.’

Pronunciation

dualistic

/djuːəˈlɪstɪk/