atomistic ‎(comparative more atomistic, superlative most atomistic)

  1. Of or pertaining to atoms or to atomism.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      It is the object of the mechanical atomistic philosophy to confound synthesis with synartesis, or rather with mere juxtaposition of corpuscles separated by invisible interspaces.
  2. Divided into separate elements; not holistic.
  3. (economics) Of a market: divided such that no single actor can noticeably affect market-wide values such as the price; competitive.