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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

  • Delhi election: Why an idealistic 'Common Man' beat PM Modi's party
    The Aam Aadmi, or "Common Man," party won 67 of 70 seats in New Delhi, the largest single victory ever in India's capital. The scale of victory for the young, idealistic party that champions local needs – including clean water, electricity, and security for women, as well as a “clean hands” anti-graft agenda – suggests the lure of Mr. Modi Read more on this news related to 'Idealistic'
  • Death penalty should be consigned to the past
    When I was much younger and more idealistic, I wrote a 3000-word essay arguing against the death penalty. It was an assignment for a politics class and, being in the days before the worldwide web, it involved many late-night, instant-coffee-fuelled hours poring over text books and journals looking for material to support my argument. 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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