Definitions for "Idealism"
Conception of the ideal; imagery.
The system or theory that denies the existence of material bodies, and teaches that we have no rational grounds to believe in the reality of anything but ideas and their relations.
A theory of ontology which claims that the physical universe is fundamentally mental in nature and exists as a state or aspect of mind.
The practice or habit of giving or attributing ideal form or character to things; treatment of things in art or literature according to ideal standards or patterns; -- opposed to realism.
a belief in the feasibility of the implementation of ideal principles and noble goals, and the practice or habit of pursuing such goals; -- opposed to realism and cynicism.
Idealism: belief in and pursuit of perfection as an attainable goal. - One of the 72+ divine attributes of God.
elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
Idealism in international relations usually refers to the school of thought personified in American diplomatic history by Woodrow Wilson, such that it is sometimes referred to as Wilsonianism. Idealism holds that a state should make its internal political philosophy the goal of its foreign policy. For example, an idealist might believe that ending poverty at home should be coupled with tackling poverty abroad.
Keywords:  striving, achieve, one
striving to achieve one’s ideals.
Keywords:  quality
The quality or state of being ideal.