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idealist

adjective

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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

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idealist

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Synonyms & Antonyms of idealist (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of idealist was in 1803

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“Idealist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/idealist. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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