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idealistic

adjective ide·al·is·tic \(ˌ)ī-ˌdē-(ə-)ˈlis-tik, ˌī-dē-\

Definition of IDEALISTIC

:  of or relating to idealists or idealism
ide·al·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of IDEALISTIC

  1. <idealistic pacifists who thought that tyranny could be toppled by rational argument and mutual understanding>

First Known Use of IDEALISTIC

1829

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