- The definition of idealistic is someone who believes in some ideal of perfection.
An example of an idealistic person is someone who believes everyone is basically good and that all will always turn out right in the world.
idealistic definition by Webster's New World
- of or characteristic of an idealist
- of, characterized by, or based on idealism
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- idealistically adverb
idealistic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or having the nature of an idealist or idealism.
- iˌde·al·isˈti·cal·ly adverb