Sub-ideal



noun
1.
a conception of something in its perfection.
2.
a standard of perfection or excellence.
3.
a person or thing conceived as embodying such a conception or conforming to such a standard, and taken as a model for imitation:
Thomas Jefferson was his ideal.
4.
an ultimate object or aim of endeavor, especially one of high or noble character:
He refuses to compromise any of his ideals.
5.
something that exists only in the imagination:
To achieve the ideal is almost hopeless.
6.
Mathematics. a subring of a ring, any element of which when multiplied by any element of the ring results in an element of the subring.
adjective
7.
conceived as constituting a standard of perfection or excellence:
ideal beauty.
8.
regarded as perfect of its kind:
an ideal spot for a home.
9.
existing only in the imagination; not real or actual:
Nature is real; beauty is ideal.
10.
advantageous; excellent; best:
It would be ideal if she could accompany us as she knows the way.
11.
based upon an ideal or ideals:
the ideal theory of numbers.
12.
Philosophy.

pertaining to a possible state of affairs considered as highly desirable.
pertaining to or of the nature of idealism.

noun
1.
a conception of something that is perfect, esp that which one seeks to attain
2.
a person or thing considered to represent perfection: he’s her ideal
3.
something existing only as an idea
4.
a pattern or model, esp of ethical behaviour
adjective
5.
conforming to an ideal
6.
of, involving, or existing in the form of an idea
7.
(philosophy)

of or relating to a highly desirable and possible state of affairs
of or relating to idealism

ideal i·de·al (ī-dē’əl, ī-dēl’)
n.

A conception of something in its absolute perfection.

One that is regarded as a standard or model of perfection or excellence.

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