Examples of idealistic in a Sentence
idealistic pacifists who thought that tyranny could be toppled by rational argument and mutual understanding
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Princess Leia is tough, idealistic and frequently sardonic.
Many Milwaukee suburbs have slogans that evoke an idealistic, if not existential quality.
Neoliberals are the idealistic capitalists who believe that inequality can be solved by a complex combination of free markets and the idea that a majority of people (black or white) are good.
The free-market, conservative movement is blessed with hardworking, dedicated, and idealistic (in the best sense) donors, scholars, opinion journalists, broadcasters, and activists.
Her chief adversary is her former employer, Arthur Roeder, an idealistic man who cannot bring himself to believe that the same element that shrinks tumors could have anything to do with the terrifying rash of illnesses among his employees.
For example, Soraya's underling Behzad (played by Azia Deildar, who also wrote the screenplay) is an idealistic young man, but his infatuation with her borders on the insane.
And if Dom’s failed mission to take down the real force behind the 5/9 hack is disappointing, the aftermath for the idealistic anarchism of fsociety has been nightmarish.
For the most part, the Resistance leadership is not the modern version of a group of grass-roots idealistic outsiders living hand-to-mouth between missions in the scrub.
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First Known Use of idealistic
Synonymsidealist, quixotic, quixotical, romantic, starry, starry-eyed, utopian, visionary
Related Wordsimpractical, unrealistic; crusading, messianic, zealous; dewy-eyed, moonstruck, moony, sentimental, tender-minded; hopeful, optimistic, Pollyannaish (also Pollyannish), rosy, upbeat; doctrinaire, ideological (also ideologic)
Near Antonymshardheaded, hard-nosed, tough-minded, unsentimental; practical, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realistic
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