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1. ideal

adjective. ['aɪˈdiːl'] conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal.

Antonyms

  • misconception

Etymology

  • idéal (French)
  • idealis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ideal

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mczeal
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
  • mcneil
  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • mcdeal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • genteel
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel

How do you pronounce ideal?

Pronounce ideal as aɪˈdil.

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Sentences with ideal


1. Adjective
A gallon jug filled with water or sand is ideal.

Quotes about ideal


1. Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain

2. The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

3. There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

2. ideal

noun. ['aɪˈdiːl'] the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain.

Synonyms

  • thought
  • exemplar
  • model
  • idea
  • good example
  • paragon
  • idol
  • perfection
  • value
  • beau ideal
  • example
  • standard
  • criterion

Antonyms

  • follower
  • unworthy
  • imperfection
  • perfect

Etymology

  • idéal (French)
  • idealis (Latin)

3. ideal

adjective. ['aɪˈdiːl'] constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception.

Antonyms

  • conception

Etymology

  • idéal (French)
  • idealis (Latin)

4. ideal

noun. ['aɪˈdiːl'] model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.

Synonyms

  • class act
  • model
  • apotheosis
  • paragon
  • nonesuch
  • jimdandy
  • crackerjack
  • nonsuch
  • nonpareil
  • humdinger
  • jimhickey
  • saint

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • worthlessness
  • criticize
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • idéal (French)
  • idealis (Latin)

5. ideal

adjective. ['aɪˈdiːl'] of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas.

Antonyms

  • convergent thinking

Etymology

  • idéal (French)
  • idealis (Latin)
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