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i·de·al·is·tic

 (ī-dē′ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the nature of an idealist or idealism.

i′de·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

i•de•al•is•tic

(aɪˌdi əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌaɪ di ə-)

adj.
of or pertaining to idealism or idealists.
[1820–30]
i•de`al•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.idealistic - of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas
2.idealistic - of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"

idealistic

adjective perfectionist, romantic, optimistic, visionary, Utopian, quixotic, impracticable, starry-eyed She was somewhat idealistic about the pleasures of motherhood.
practical, sensible, realistic, pragmatic, down-to-earth

idealistic

adjective
1. Showing a tendency to envision things in perfect but unrealistic form:
2. Not compatible with reality:
Translations
مِثالي
idealistický
idealistisk
idealistinen
idealisztikus
hugsjóna-
idealistický

idealistic

[aɪˌdɪəˈlɪstɪk] ADJidealista

idealistic

[ˌaɪdɪəˈlɪstɪk] adjidéaliste

idealistic

adjidealistisch

idealistic

[aɪˌdɪəˈlɪstɪk] adj (person) → idealista; (views) → idealistico/a

ideal

(aiˈdiəl) adjective
perfect. This tool is ideal for the job I have in mind.
noun
1. a person, thing etc that is looked on as being perfect. She was clever and beautiful – in fact she was his ideal of what a wife should be.
2. a person's standard of behaviour etc. a man of high ideals.
iˈdealist noun
a person having (too) high ideals of behaviour etc.
iˈdealism noun
ˌideaˈlistic (aidiə-) adjective
iˈdealize, iˈdealise verb
to regard as perfect. Children tend to idealize their parents.
iˌdealiˈzation, iˌdealiˈsation noun
iˈdeally adverb
1. perfectly. He is ideally suited to this job.
2. under perfect conditions. Ideally, we should check this again, but we haven't enough time.
References in classic literature ?
Pity, too, was aroused, and innocent, idealistic thoughts of reform.
Spiritual Romance, therefore, is essentially idealistic.
Again, it's the fashion now to say that women are more practical and less idealistic than men, also that they have considerable organising ability but no sense of honour'--query, what is meant by masculine term, honour?
An idealistic monist who long puzzled the philosophers of that time with his denial of the existence of matter, but whose clever argument was finally demolished when the new empiric facts of science were philosophically generalized.
As usual, his was the sheer materialistic side, and Maud's was the idealistic.
It is too much to ask; but I so seldom see just what I want--the idealistic in the real.
It would cause infinite misery and bring about most awful disturbances in this rather mediocre, but still idealistic fool's paradise in which each of us lives his own little life--the unit in the great sum of existence.
It is this country that is dangerous, with her idealistic conception of legality.
The most idealistic conceptions of love and forbearance must be clothed in flesh as it were before they can be made understandable.
In some parts of the world, wealth is high but the level of happiness is "fading", as stated in the Gulf News report, "Minister: Happiness not an idealistic goal but a tangible pillar", published February 11.
Idealistic projections begin when the call to self-actualize becomes stronger and deeper, usually starting right before or during midlife.
True democrats are idealistic and remain so in spite of changing times.