Pronunciation of Idealistic
/a͡ɪdˈi͡əlˈɪstɪk/, /aɪdˈiəlˈɪstɪk/, /aɪ_d_ˈiə_l_ˈɪ_s_t_ɪ_k/
Synonyms for idealistic:
Other synonyms and related words:
grand, forward-looking, lordly, heroic, towering, rare, empyrean, proud, quixotic, dreamy, gilded, uplifted, eminent, impractical, optimistic, unrealistic, elevated, bullish, unworldly, imposing, starry-eyed, sentimental, sumptuous, august, visionary, romantic, princely, positive, empyreal, magisterial, deluxe, hopeful, reverend, soaring, luxurious, liberal, inflated, majestic, distinguished, opulent, expansive, sublime, high-sounding, gallant.
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Usage examples for idealistic:
- The last of these motives has the merit of being idealistic, and has inspired many heroic lives. - "The Problem of China", Bertrand Russell.
- It is one that appeals alike to idealistic humanitarian sentiments, to the dictates of sound policy and strategy, and to legitimate commercial aims. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- That spirit is both idealistic and democratic. - "Definitions", Henry Seidel Canby.