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ideal

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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

ideala. [L. idealis: cf. F. idéal.].
  •  Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty.  Byron.  [1913 Webster]
    "There will always be a wide interval between practical and ideal excellence."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal.  Southey.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Imaginary.
Syn. -- Intellectual; mental; visionary; fanciful; imaginary; unreal; impracticable; utopian.
idealn. 
     A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "The ideal is to be attained by selecting and assembling in one whole the beauties and perfections which are usually seen in different individuals, excluding everything defective or unseemly, so as to form a type or model of the species. Thus, the Apollo Belvedere is the ideal of the beauty and proportion of the human frame."  [1913 Webster]
Beau ideal. See Beau ideal.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ideal, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 a answering to one's highest conception. b perfect or supremely excellent.
2 a existing only in idea. b visionary.
3 embodying an idea.
4 relating to or consisting of ideas; dependent on the mind.
--n.
1 a perfect type, or a conception of this.
2 an actual thing as a standard for imitation.

Idiom
ideal gas a hypothetical gas consisting of molecules occupying negligible space and without attraction for each other, thereby obeying simple laws.
Derivative
ideally adv.
Etymology
ME f. F id{eacute}al f. LL idealis (as IDEA)

THESAURUS

ideal

Arcadian, Edenic, Geistesgeschichte, Hegelian idea, Kantian idea, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Utopian, absolute, abstract, academic, acme, ambition, apotheosis, apprehension, archetypal, archetype, archetypical, armchair, aspiration, assumption, autism, autistic thinking, basis, beau ideal, belief, best type, beyond all praise, brainstorm, calling, caprice, cause, celestial, chaste, chimerical, classic, classical, complete, complex idea, conceit, concept, conception, conceptual, conclusion, conjectural, conjecture, consideration, consummate, conviction, criterion, cynosure, defectless, dereism, dereistic thinking, dream, dreamery, ego ideal, epitome, estimation, eternal object, eternal universal, example, excellent, exemplar, exemplary, fancied, fanciful, fancy, fantasy, faultless, feeling, fictitious, flawless, flight of fancy, formal cause, goal, good example, ground, guess, guiding light, guiding star, heavenly, hero, high goal, highest category, history of ideas, hypothesis, hypothetic, hypothetical, idealism, idealistic, ideality, idealization, idealized, ideals, ideate, ideational, ideatum, idee-force, ideological, idyllic, illusory, image, imaginary, imaginative exercise, imagined, immaculate, impeccable, impractical, impracticality, impression, inclination, indefectible, indefective, infallible, innate idea, inspiration, intellection, intention, irreproachable, jewel, judgment, just right, lodestar, mainspring, man of men, masterpiece, masterwork, matter, millennial, mirror, model, moot, morals, motive, mythic, mythical, nonesuch, nonpareil, noosphere, notion, notional, noumenon, opinion, paradigm, paradigmatic, paradisal, paragon, pattern, pattern of perfection, peerless, percept, perception, perfect, persuasion, phoenix, play of fancy, postulatory, precedential, presumption, principle, principles, prototypal, prototype, pure, quintessence, quintessential, quixotism, quixotry, reaching high, reaction, reason, reflection, regulative first principle, representative, romance, romantic, romanticism, sake, score, sentiment, shining example, simple idea, sinless, source, speculation, speculative, spotless, spring, stainless, standard, standards, subsistent form, supposition, supreme, surmise, suspicion, taintless, the Absolute, the Absolute Idea, the Self-determined, the realized ideal, theoretical, theory, thought, transcendent, transcendent idea, transcendent nonempirical concept, transcendent universal, transcendental, typical, ulterior motive, unadulterated, unblemished, uncontaminated, unfaultable, universal, universal concept, universal essence, unmixed, unpracticalness, unreal, unrealism, unreality, unspotted, untainted, upward looking, utopian, utopianism, vagary, very, very model, view, visionariness, visionary, vocation, whim, whimsy, wish fulfillment, wish-fulfillment fantasy, wishful thinking

ROGET THESAURUS

ideal

Inexistence

N inexistence, nonexistence, nonsubsistence, nonentity, nil, negativeness, nullity, nihility, nihilism, tabula rasa, blank, abeyance, absence, no such thing, nonbeing, nothingness, oblivion, annihilation, extinction, extinguishment, extirpation, Nirvana, obliteration, inexistent, nonexistent, negative, blank, missing, omitted, absent, insubstantial, shadowy, spectral, visionary, unreal, potential, virtual, baseless, in nubibus, unsubstantial, vain, unborn, uncreated, unbegotten, unconceived, unproduced, unmade, perished, annihilated extinct, exhausted, gone, lost, vanished, departed, gone with the wind, defunct, fabulous, ideal, supposititious &c, negatively, virtually, non ens.

Prototype

N prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type, archetype, antitype, protoplast, module, exemplar, example, ensample, paradigm, lay-figure, text, copy, design, fugleman, keynote, die, mold, matrix, last, plasm, proplasm, protoplasm, mint, seal, punch, intaglio, negative, stamp, a precedent embalms a principle, exempla sunt odiosa.

Completeness

N completeness, completion, integration, allness, entirety, perfection, solidity, solidarity, unity, all, ne plus ultra, ideal, limit, complement, supplement, make-weight, filling, up, impletion, saturation, saturity, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, fill, load, bumper, bellyful, brimmer, sufficiency, complete, entire, whole, perfect, full, good, absolute, thorough, plenary, solid, undivided, with all its parts, all- sided, exhaustive, radical, sweeping, thorough-going, dead, regular, consummate, unmitigated, sheer, unqualified, unconditional, free, abundant, brimming, brimful, topful, topfull, chock full, choke full, as full as an egg is of meat, as full as a vetch, saturated, crammed, replete, fraught, laden, full-laden, full-fraught, full-charged, heavy laden, completing, supplemental, supplementary, ascititious, completely, altogether, outright, wholly, totally, in toto, quite, all out, over head and ears, effectually, for good and all, nicely, fully, through thick and thin, head and shoulders, neck and heel, neck and crop, in all respects, in every respect, at all points, out and out, to all intents and purposes, toto coelo, utterly, clean, clean as a whistle, to the full, to the utmost, to the backbone, hollow, stark, heart and soul, root and branch, down to the ground, to the top of one's bent, as far as possible, a outrance, throughout, from first to last, from beginning to end, from end to end, from one end to the other, from Dan to Beersheba, from head to foot, from top to toe, from top to bottom, de fond en comble, a fond, a capite ad calcem, ab ovo usque ad mala, fore and aft, every, whit, every inch, cap-a-pie, to the end of the chapter, up to the brim, up to the ears, up to the eyes, as a as can be, on all accounts, sous tous les rapports, with a vengeance, with a witness, falsus in uno falsus in omnibus, false in one thing, false in everything, omnem movere lapidem, una scopa nuova spazza bene.

Error

N error, fallacy, misconception, misapprehension, misstanding, misunderstanding, inexactness, laxity, misconstruction, miscomputation, non sequitur, mis-statement, mis-report, mumpsimus, mistake, miss, fault, blunder, quiproquo, cross purposes, oversight, misprint, erratum, corrigendum, slip, blot, flaw, loose thread, trip, stumble, botchery, slip of the tongue, slip of the lip, Freudian slip, slip of the pen, lapsus linguae, clerical error, bull, haplography, illusion, delusion, snare, false impression, false idea, bubble, self-decit, self-deception, mists of error, heresy, hallucination, false light, dream, fable, bias, misleading, erroneous, untrue, false, devoid of truth, fallacious, apocryphal, unreal, ungrounded, groundless, unsubstantial, heretical, unsound, illogical, inexact, unexact inaccurate, incorrect, indefinite, illusive, illusory, delusive, mock, ideal, spurious, deceitful, perverted, controvertible, unsustainable, unauthenticated, untrustworthy, exploded, refuted, discarded, in error, under an error, mistaken, tripping, out, out in one's reckoning, aberrant, beside the mark, wide of the mark, wide of the truth, way off, far off, astray, on a false scent, on the wrong scent, in the wrong box, outside the ballpark, at cross purposes, all in the wrong, all out, more or less, errare est humanum, mentis gratissimus error, on the dubious waves of error tost, to err is human, to forgive divine, you lie -- under a mistake.

Imagination

N imagination, originality, invention, fancy, inspiration, verve, warm imagination, heated imagination, excited imagination, sanguine imagination, ardent imagination, fiery imagination, boiling imagination, wild imagination, bold imagination, daring imagination, playful imagination, lively imagination, fertile imagination, fancy, mind's eye, such stuff as dreams are made of, ideality, idealism, romanticism, utopianism, castle-building, dreaming, phrensy, frenzy, ecstasy, extasy, calenture, reverie, trance, day dream, golden dream, somnambulism, conception, Vorstellung, excogitation, a fine frenzy, cloudland, dreamland, flight of fancy, fumes of fancy, thick coming fancies, creation of the brain, coinage of the brain, imagery, conceit, maggot, figment, myth, dream, vision, shadow, chimera, phantasm, phantasy, fantasy, fancy, whim, whimsey, whimsy, vagary, rhapsody, romance, gest, geste, extravaganza, air drawn dagger, bugbear, nightmare, flying Dutchman, great sea serpent, man in the moon, castle in the air, pipe dream, pie-in-the-sky, chateau en Espagne, Utopia, Atlantis, happy valley, millennium, fairyland, land of Prester John, kindgom of Micomicon, work of fiction, Arabian nights, le pot au lait, dream of Alnashar, illusion, phantom, Fata Morgana, vapor, stretch of the imagination, mythogenesis, idealist, romanticist, visionary, mopus, romancer, dreamer, somnambulist, rhapsodist, castle-buildier, fanciful projector, imagined, ben trovato, air drawn, airbuilt, imagining, imaginative, original, inventive, creative, fertile, romantic, high flown, flighty, extravagant, fanatic, enthusiastic, unrealistic, Utopian, Quixotic, ideal, unreal, in the clouds, in nubibus, unsubsantial, illusory, fabulous, legendary, mythical, mythic, mythological, chimerical, imaginary, visionary, notional, fancy, fanciful, fantastic, fantastical, whimsical, fairy, fairy-like, gestic, a change came o'er the spirit of my dream, aegri somnia vana, dolphinum appingit sylvis in fluctibus aprum, fancy light from fancy caught, imagination rules the world, l'imagination gallope, le jugement ne va que le pas, musaeo contingens cuncta lepore, tous songes sont mensonges, Wahrheil und Dichtung, DIVISION II COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS.


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