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Idealistic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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

  • Superhero Musical Brooklynite Begins Tonight With Matt Doyle and Nick Cordero
    An official opening is set for Feb. 25 with performances running through Sunday March 22. "Trey Swieskowski is an idealistic hardware store clerk who dreams of becoming a superhero. Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'
  • Kitzhaber draws on history, inspiration for fourth inauguration speech
    Governor tells lawmakers: 'I am certainly not naïve ... but I am still idealistic.' John Kitzhaber sounded a philosophical note or two as he took office Monday as Oregon governor for the fourth time. In remarks he prepared for a joint session of the Legislature, Kitzhaber invoked memories of his ... Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'
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    Our story: An idealistic, young crusader is elected to the House of Representatives. He discovers he’s really the tool of a corrupt political machine. His first assignment is pushing a pork-filled bill through Congress. He turns on the powerful interests that got him elected and opposes the bill. Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'

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