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v. i·de·at·ed, i·de·at·ing, i·de·ates
To form an idea of; imagine or conceive: "Such characters represent a grotesquely blown-up aspect of an ideal man ... if not realizable, capable of being ideated" (Anthony Burgess).
To conceive mental images; think.

i′de·a′tion n.
i′de·a′tion·al adj.


pertaining to, or characterized by, ideation


(ˌaɪ diˈeɪ ʃə nl)

of or involving ideas or concepts.
i`de•a′tion•al•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.ideational - being of the nature of a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question"
abstract - existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"
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No wonder, they have failed in cultivating ideational support among common masses and establishing a core group of supporters.
4-Encourage Women in non-traditional vocations; this will lead to ideational change and normalization of the concept that women can do all the jobs at all levels as equals to men.
It is carried out with the help of critical discourse, Ideational Grammatical Metaphor, and Rhetoric analysis of six editorials published in Dawn during 2015-2016.
Clause complexing is a component of the logical metafunction of language, which in turn belongs to the broader ideational metafunction of language.
Whenever artists like Agnes Arellano, Pandy Aviado, Raul Isidro, Junyee, Ramon Orlina, Impy Pilapil, Jose Tence Ruiz and Ephraim Samson exhibit their works offshore, Filipinism is showcased by reason of their ideational impact and technical excellence.
According to Halliday (1994) and Halliday and Matthiessen (2004, 2013), language serves to simultaneously construct three meanings or metafunctions: Ideational or Experiential, Interpersonal, and Textual.
It discusses the conceptualization of populism; its major definitions, particularly political and ideational understandings; explanations in the literature and the role of the interaction between party system institutionalization, corruption, and evidence of disadvantage; the case of Bolivia; a comparative perspective on causes of populism in presidential elections from 1996 to 2010 in Latin America; other concepts that seem similar or connected to populism, the importance of concepts in defining and constituting populations, how conceptual alternatives impact the understanding of causality, and the distinctiveness of populism; and implications.
Soon Sorokin began an exhaustive comparative study of art forms, laws, and ethics to develop a theory of cultural cycles based on two social super-systems, the ideational and sensate, a scheme that he would seek to elucidate throughout his long career.
With the support of empirical evidence, San-Akca establishes that rebel groups and states are far more likely to choose one another based on the following independent variables: ideational contiguity, that is a common ideology between the rebel group and supporter state; a common adversary or "target state" particularly one with a history of conflict against the supporter state; relative strength of the target state; and domestic instability of the supporter state.
Jeffries comes up with an extensive and helpful list of ten aspects of the Ideational or "Textual/conceptual" level of meaning, and she stresses that this kind of meaning "takes effect in textual [in contrast with contextual] surroundings" (162)--whether in a critical reading of a real political text or in an aesthetic reading of a literary work (163).
Accordingly, the author identifies three main motives behind state support for rebel groups: strategic interests, ideational affinity, and domestic incentives.
The alternation between the two-dimensionality of drawing (First Ovals, 1958, or Untitled, 1963, for example) and the three-dimensionality of sculpture (Untitled [Chock Full O'Nuts], 1960, or Circle IV, 1962) not only gave a rhythmic sense to the exhibition, but also clearly revealed the equivalence between the way Smith viewed the finished work and his understanding of the ideational phases that preceded and followed.