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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.
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First, idealistically, from Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Poetry is and is not "the most important thing," it will always depend on how ambitious we are to determine idealistically what "importance" is and what right we have to do that.
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Is that idealistically speaking good but Zionistically speaking bad?
In its literatus author Wu Jingzi's eyes, this self-cultivation has become possible only through uncompromising withdrawal from pragmatic social involvement, since the rewards of the striving for what the preface and the extra-textual commentary call "gong ming fu gui"--career, fame, wealth, and rank--had dominated the idealistically Confucian pursuit of humanistic relationships, art, and learning in his time.
Even though Ngugi's children's stories are presented simply and idealistically, he does succeed in getting children to know and appreciate their world and history.
They are idealistically determined to root out corruption and are seeking to develop closer relations with China and Japan.
Most often, those who participate in the research enterprise attempt to conduct their business thoughtfully, idealistically, with no one acting in ways to consciously jeopardize national security.