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idealist

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noun ide·al·ist \-(ə-)list\

Definition of idealist

  1. 1 a :  an adherent of a philosophical theory of idealism b :  an artist or author who advocates or practices idealism in art or writing

  2. 2 :  one guided by ideals; especially :  one that places ideals before practical considerations

Examples of idealist in a sentence

  1. <an idealist sees the best in everyone, regardless of how they behave>

1701

First Known Use of idealist

1701


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idealist

adjective ide·al·ist

Definition of idealist

Examples of idealist in a sentence

  1. <an idealist attempt to make a go of a mom-and-pop hardware store on Main Street>

1875

First Known Use of idealist

1875

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