Idealist

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English

Noun

Idealist (plural Idealists)
  1. (philosophy) One who adheres to idealism.
  2. Someone whose conduct stems from idealism rather than from practicality.
  3. An unrealistic or impractical visionary.

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Adjectives for Idealist

unconscious; rash; fatuous.

Verbs for Idealist

c; criticize—; delude—; disenchant —; disillusion—; enthrall—; frustrate—; hamper—; —cherishes; —contemplates; — despises; —dreams; —envisions; —regards; —sacrifices; —speculates on; —values.

Thesaurus

Berkeleian, Don Quixote, Hegelian, Kantian, Neoplatonic, Neoplatonist, Neoplatonistic, Platonic, Platonist, Platonistic, Quixote, animist, animistic, daydreamer, dreamer, dreamer of dreams, enthusiast, escapist, idealistic, immaterialist, lotus-eater, panpsychist, panpsychistic, prophet, psychist, rhapsodist, romancer, romantic, romanticist, seer, solipsistic, spiritualist, spiritualistic, unrealistic, utopian, utopianist, utopianizer, visionary, wishful thinker

Etymology

< Late Latin idealis (ideal) < Latin idea (idea); see ideal and -ist.

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German

Noun

Idealist m. (genitive Idealisten, plural Idealisten</span>)

  1. idealist

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Serbo-Croatian

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ideǎlist/
  • Hyphenation: i‧de‧a‧list

Noun

ideàlist m. (Cyrillic spelling идеа̀лист)

  1. idealist

Declension

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