ideality

noun
ide·​al·​i·​ty | \ ˌī-dē-ˈa-lə-tē How to pronounce ideality (audio) \
plural idealities

Definition of ideality

1a : the quality or state of being ideal
b : existence only in idea
2 : something imaginary or idealized

First Known Use of ideality

1701, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About ideality

Time Traveler for ideality

Time Traveler

The first known use of ideality was in 1701

See more words from the same year

Statistics for ideality

Cite this Entry

“Ideality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ideality. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!