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idealism noun definition in Types of belief topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

idealism

 noun: Types of belief topic
1 the belief that a perfect life, situation, etc. can be achieved, even when this is not very likely He was full of youthful idealism. Idealism has no place in modern politics.2 (philosophy) the belief that our ideas are the only things that are real and that we can know about