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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