idealistic

[ ahy-dee-uh-lis-tik, ahy-dee-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF idealistic

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IDEALISTIC

It is this country that is dangerous, with her idealistic conception of legality.

At bottom they were all alike—very practical rather than idealistic.

"Idealistic, in a way, but spineless and corrupt," Garlock announced to all.

In depicting his characters, he strikes a note of idealistic beauty.

For the most part they were idealistic philosophers, but their influence was far-reaching in time.

When he was in an idealistic mood she was warmly responsive.

It is a commonplace of idealistic theism that nature is a manifestation of God.

He was his own Colonel Sellers, restless, idealistic, Quixotic.

Jane bethought herself a nerveless career was, indeed, idealistic.

His theory of the world and of humanity is universal and idealistic.

WORD ORIGIN

1829; see idealist + -ic.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IDEALISTIC

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