1. [ noun ] impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are
Related terms: impracticality knight_errantry romanticism
2. [ noun ] (philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality
Related terms: philosophical_doctrine philosophy
3. [ noun ] elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
Synonyms: noble-mindedness high-mindedness
Related terms: nobility
Similar spelling:   idealist