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idealist

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of idealist

  1. having or marked by a tendency to be guided more by ideals than by reality an idealist attempt to make a go of a mom-and-pop hardware store on Main Street Synonyms of idealist idealistic, quixotic, quixotical, romantic, starry, starry-eyed, utopian, visionaryWords Related to idealist impractical, unrealistic; crusading, messianic, zealous; dewy-eyed, moonstruck, moony, sentimental, tender-minded; hopeful, optimistic, Pollyannaish (also Pollyannish), rosy, upbeat; doctrinaire, ideological (also ideologic)Near Antonyms of idealist hardheaded, hard-nosed, tough-minded, unsentimental; practical, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realisticAntonyms of idealist clear-eyed, clear-sighted


idealist

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of idealist

  1. one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world an idealist sees the best in everyone, regardless of how they behave Synonyms of idealist Don Quixote, dreamer, fantast, idealizer, ideologue (also idealogue), romantic, romanticist, utopian, visionary Words Related to idealist emotionalist, sentimentalist; daydreamer, fantasizer, woolgatherer; Micawber, optimist, Pollyanna; do-gooder, reformer; perfectionist; doctrinaire, theorist, thinker Near Antonyms of idealist cynic, defeatist, pessimist; empiric, empiricist Antonyms of idealist hardnose, pragmatist, realist


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