Definition of idealistic in English:

idealistic

Line breaks: ideal|is¦tic
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪdɪəˈlɪstɪk
 
, ʌɪˌdɪəˈlɪstɪk, ʌɪˌdiːəˈlɪstɪk
 
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adjective

Characterized by idealism; unrealistically aiming for perfection: idealistic young doctors who went to work for the rebels
More example sentences
  • Is the whole idea that there possibly could be something more to it just some idealistic fairytale notion?
  • Is it naively idealistic to imagine a British prime minister taking on such a Herculean burden?
  • There are parallels with Preston Tucker, the idealistic American inventor.
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idealistically

Pronunciation: /-ˈlɪstɪk(ə)li/
adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘It sounds idealistically trite now,’ she says.
  • Rather, they idealistically tend to believe that we should use our unparalleled military power judiciously and in concert with the United Nations.
  • I idealistically said that money was not a factor.

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