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Definition of idealistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

idealistic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌaɪdiəˈlɪstɪk//
 
, NAmE//aɪˌdiəˈlɪstɪk//
 
 
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having a strong belief in perfect standards and trying to achieve them, even when this is not realistic She's still young and idealistic.
idealistically
 
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NAmE//ˌaɪdiəˈlɪstɪkli//
 
, NAmE//aɪˌdiəˈlɪstɪkli//
 
adverb
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