- pertaining to a possible state of affairs considered as highly desirable.
- pertaining to or of the nature of idealism.
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Example sentences from the Web for ideals
A soldier in the service of ideals and aspirations that formed his core.
In an effort to cope with the implications of this question, Americans have subtly but sweepingly shifted their ideals.
Their main loyalty is to the values and ideals of our nation.
President Obama told Ukrainians “neither the United States nor Europe are perfect in adherence to our ideals.”
I believe this because these ideals that we affirm are true.
In his abysmal discouragement his ideals were all topsy-turvy.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
She was his, she was ready to give up everything for the sake of his ideals.Fairfax and His Pride|Marie Van Vorst
More than ever he began to understand how it was that a girl with ideals had broken off her engagement with this man.The Girl on the Boat|Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
His reverence for truth as well as loyalty to his own ideals would forbid his serving them.The Challenge of the Country|George Walter Fiske
There is no short cut to the making of these ideals into glad realities.
British Dictionary definitions for ideals
- of or relating to a highly desirable and possible state of affairs
- of or relating to idealism