ideal
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English ydeall, from Late Latin idealis, from Latin idea Date: 15th century 1. existing as an archetypal idea 2. a. existing as a mental image or in fancy or imagination only; broadly lacking practicality b. relating to or constituting mental images, ideas, or conceptions 3. a. of, relating to, or embodying an ideal <
ideal beauty
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b. conforming exactly to an ideal, law, or standard ; perfect <
an ideal gas
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— compare real 2b(3) 4. of or relating to philosophical idealism II. noun Date: 15th century 1. a standard of perfection, beauty, or excellence 2. one regarded as exemplifying an ideal and often taken as a model for imitation 3. an ultimate object or aim of endeavor ; goal 4. a subset of a mathematical ring that is closed under addition and subtraction and contains the products of any given element of the subset with each element of the ring Synonyms: see modelidealless adjective

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