Synonyms and Antonyms of beau ideal
someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation
- She is the beau ideal of the devoted public servant.
embodiment, epitome, incarnation, manifestation, personification
archetype, example, mirror, paradigm, pattern
guideline, principle, rule
gauge (also gage), standard, touchstone
acme, apex, apotheosis, culmination, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith
the most perfect type or example
- Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous architectural creation, Falling Water, is widely regarded as the beau ideal of a building in harmony with its setting.
archetype, model, prototype
abstract, avatar, embodier, embodiment, incarnation, incorporation, manifestation, personification
height, meridian, ultimate, zenith
benchmark, criterion, touchstone, yardstick