idealistic

[ ahy-dee-uh-lis-tik, ahy-dee-uh- ]
/ aɪˌdi əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌaɪ di ə- /
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adjective

of or relating to idealism or idealists.

Nearby words

  1. ideal point,
  2. ideal type,
  3. idealise,
  4. idealism,
  5. idealist,
  6. ideality,
  7. idealization,
  8. idealize,
  9. idealized image,
  10. ideally

Also i·de·al·is·ti·cal.

Origin of idealistic

First recorded in 1820–30; idealist + -ic

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Word Origin and History for idealistically

idealistic

adj.

1829; see idealist + -ic.

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