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Pronunciation:  I`deeu'listik

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  1. [adj]  of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"
  2. [adj]  represented in the abstract rather than as they really are
  3. [adj]  of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas

IDEALISTIC is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: exalted, high-flown, high-minded, ideal, ideal, lofty, noble, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, utopian



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I*de`al*is"tic\, a.
Of or pertaining to idealists or their theories.

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