Idealistic

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Idealistic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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"
  • of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Idealistic'


  • Idealistic pluralism: mind. Idealistic pluralism rejects the idea of solipsism, which would be an idealistic monism. In the philosophy of George Berkeley, an idealistic pluralism
  • Idealistic Studies: Idealistic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal for the publication of studies of idealistic themes. Both historical and contemporary statements

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'Idealistic' example sentence in quotations


* Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money. - Simone Weil


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Idealistic Sample Sentences in News


  • Barbaric? Maybe, but voters like capital punishment
    To the editor: The Times' editorial suggesting that the California Legislature abolish the death penalty is idealistic. This won't happen. ("Kinder, gentler forms of capital punishment are still barbaric," editorial, March 27) Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'
  • Happy words dominate most languages
    From the idealistic prose of Cervantes' "Don Quixote" to the crisis-ridden pages of daily newspapers, most human language tends to take a happy view on life, a new study suggests. Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'
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    "Trey Swieskowski is an idealistic hardware store clerk who dreams of becoming a superhero. Astrolass, Brooklyn's most celebrated superhero, is determined to throw in the cape and live like a normal Brooklynite," press notes state. Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'

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