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ideological

or i·de·o·log·ic

[ahy-dee-uh-loj-i-kuh l or ahy-dee-uh-loj-ik; id-ee-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to ideology.
  2. speculative; visionary.
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Origin of ideological

First recorded in 1855–60; ideolog(y) + -ic + -al1
Related formsi·de·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti-i·de·o·log·i·cal, adjectivean·ti-i·de·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·i·de·o·log·ic, adjectivenon·i·de·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·i·de·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbun·id·e·o·log·i·cal, adjective
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  • He, too, had fed at Hegel's ideologic banquet, where the verbal viands snared the souls of guests.

    Egoists

    James Huneker


Word Origin and History for ideologic

ideological

adj.

1797, from ideology + -ical. Related: Ideologically.

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