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1. idealistic

adjective. ['aɪˌdiːəˈlɪstɪk'] of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style.

Synonyms

  • exalted
  • sublime
  • elevated
  • lofty
  • rarified
  • grand
  • high-minded
  • noble
  • rarefied
  • high-flown

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inglorious
  • profane
  • dejected

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • idealist (English)
  • idéaliste (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Idealistic

  • sensationalistic
  • individualistic
  • uncharacteristic
  • propagandistic
  • expressionistic
  • primitivistic
  • oligopolistic
  • materialistic
  • impressionistic
  • imperialistic
  • relativistic
  • paternalistic
  • monopolistic
  • deterministic
  • characteristic
  • capitalistic
  • antiballistic
  • antagonistic
  • anachronistic
  • stalinistic
  • ritualistic
  • pugilistic
  • polytheistic
  • pluralistic
  • opportunistic
  • naturalistic
  • nationalistic
  • narcissistic
  • militaristic
  • humanistic

Example sentences of the word idealistic


1. Adjective
The idealistic differences between the Greeks and Romans are perhaps what cause the differences in technique.

Quotes containing the word idealistic


1. We need to shed our unearthly and nonsocial and idealistic and romantic and uber-spiritual visions of kingdom and get back to what Jesus meant. By kingdom, Jesus means: God's Dream Society on earth, spreading out from the land of Israel to encompass the whole world.
- Scot McKnight, One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow

2. Leaps of Faith [10w] Like religion, leaps of faith are behind all idealistic movements.
- Beryl Dov

2. idealistic

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

Antonyms

  • lowered

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • idealist (English)
  • idéaliste (French)
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