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English definition of “idealism”

idealism

noun [U]
 
 
/aɪˈdɪəlɪzəm/
the belief that your ideals can be achieved, often when this does not seem likely to othersOpinions, beliefs and points of viewPhilosophy
idealist noun [C] a person who believes that it is possible to achieve your idealsOpinions, beliefs and points of view idealistic
 
 
/aɪˌdɪəˈlɪstɪk/ adjective
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