ideality

  • 1 Ideality — I de*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Idealities}. 1. The quality or state of being ideal. [1913 Webster] 2. The capacity to form ideals of beauty or perfection. [1913 Webster] 3. (Phren.) The conceptive faculty. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 ideality — [ī΄dē al′ə tē] n. 1. the state or quality of being ideal or of existing only in the mind 2. pl. idealities something that is only ideal and has no reality …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 ideality — noun (plural ties) Date: 1817 1. a. the quality or state of being ideal b. existence only in idea 2. something imaginary or idealized …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 ideality — /uy dee al i tee/, n., pl. idealities. 1. ideal quality or character. 2. capacity to idealize. 3. Philos. existence only in idea and not in reality. [1695 1705; IDEAL + ITY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 ideality — noun a) The quality or state of being ideal. b) The capacity to form deals of beauty or perfection. See Also: idea, ideal …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 ideality — n. quality of being ideal, state of being ideal; existing as an idea only …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 ideality — [ˌʌɪdɪ alɪti] noun (plural idealities) formal the state or quality of being ideal …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 8 ideality — n. Imagination, conception, invention, fancy …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 9 ideality — n 1. unreality, intangibility, impalpability; illusion, vision, myth, dream, fantasy; cloudland, fairyland, dreamland; chimera, maggot, vagary, whimsy, figment, conceit. 2. idealization, invention, conception, imagination, fancy; poetic frenzy,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 10 ideality — ide·al·i·ty …

    English syllables

  • 11 ideality — i•de•al•i•ty [[t]ˌaɪ diˈæl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) ideal quality or character 2) capacity to idealize 3) pho Philos. existence only in idea and not in reality …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 ideality — /aɪdiˈæləti/ (say uydee aluhtee) noun (plural idealities) 1. ideal quality or character. 2. capacity to idealise …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 ideality — n. (pl. ies) 1 the quality of being ideal. 2 an ideal thing …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Ideality (Phrenology) — Ideality is a faculty from the discredited pseudoscience discipline of phrenology. Ideality describes the disposition towards perfection, towards beauty and refinement in all aspects of life. It is localized on the temples, above and behind… …

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  • 15 Idealities — Ideality I de*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Idealities}. 1. The quality or state of being ideal. [1913 Webster] 2. The capacity to form ideals of beauty or perfection. [1913 Webster] 3. (Phren.) The conceptive faculty. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Laws of Technical Systems Evolution — The Laws of Technical Systems Evolution are the most general evolution trends for technical systems discovered by TRIZ author G. S. Altshuller after reviewing thousands USSR invention authorship certificates and foreign patent… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 Ideal solution — In chemistry, an ideal solution or ideal mixture is a solution in which the enthalpy of solution is zero; [ A to Z of Thermodynamics Pierre Perrot ISBN 0198565569] the closer to zero the enthalpy of solution, the more ideal the behavior of the… …

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  • 18 idealism — /uy dee euh liz euhm/, n. 1. the cherishing or pursuit of high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. 2. the practice of idealizing. 3. something idealized; an ideal representation. 4. Fine Arts. treatment of subject matter in a work of art… …

    Universalium

  • 19 Debye–Hückel theory — The Debye–Hückel theory was proposed by Peter Debye and Erich Hückel as a theoretical explanation for departures from ideality in solutions of electrolytes.[1] It was based on an extremely simplified model of the electrolyte solution but… …

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  • 20 Deconstruction and Derrida — Simon Critchley and Timothy Mooney DERRIDIAN DECONSTRUCTION1 In the last twenty five years or so, particularly in the English speaking world, no philosopher has attracted more notoriety, controversy and misunderstanding than Jacques Derrida.… …

    History of philosophy


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