a personal standard of perfection against which one’s actual thinking, behavior, and appearance are compared.
an exaggerated and unrealistic view of one’s virtues and abilities.
- Idealized instruction set
language (IIS) The assembly language for the Flagship parallel machine. [“An Idealized Instruction Set for a Packet Rewrite Machine”, J. Sargeant, Manchester U, 1988]. (1994-11-07)
[ahy-dee-uh-lee] /aɪˈdi ə li/ adverb 1. in accordance with an ; perfectly. 2. in theory or principle. 3. in idea, thought, or imagination. adv. “in the best conceivable situation,” 1840, from ideal + -ly (2). Earlier “in an archetype” (1640s); “in idea or imagination” (1590s).
[ahy-dee-uh l, ahy-deel] /aɪˈdi əl, aɪˈdil/ 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 […]
noun, Kantianism. 1. God, seen as an idea of pure reason unifying the personal soul with the cosmos.