- ideal quality or character.
- capacity to idealize.
- Philosophy. existence only in idea and not in reality.
Origin of ideality
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Examples from the Web for ideality
Let us next observe the conditions of ideality in vegetables.Modern Painters Volume II (of V)
Winckelmann called it back to simplicity, to self-restraint, to ideality.The Legacy of Greece
Behind and above there was no loftiness of ideality or of veneration.The Bishop of Cottontown
John Trotwood Moore
There is nothing in man omitted from the uplift of Ideality.
But I hope you will not be led into investing the ideality with too much of the semblance of reality.Gryll Grange
Thomas Love Peacock