Definition of idealistic in English:

idealistic

adjective

  • Characterized by idealism; unrealistically aiming for perfection.

    ‘idealistic young doctors who went to work for the rebels’
    • ‘Is it naively idealistic to imagine a British prime minister taking on such a Herculean burden?’
    • ‘For everything else you might say about Sun, this is a noble idealistic and inspiring aspiration.’
    • ‘It can, admittedly, be hard to distinguish between being idealistic and being unrealistic.’
    • ‘Is the whole idea that there possibly could be something more to it just some idealistic fairytale notion?’
    • ‘There are parallels with Preston Tucker, the idealistic American inventor.’
    utopian, visionary, romantic, quixotic, dreamy, unrealistic, impractical, castle-building
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Pronunciation:

idealistic

/ˌīdē(ə)ˈlistik/