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Idealistic vs. Visionary

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Idealisticadjective

Of or pertaining to an idealist or to idealism.

Visionaryadjective

having vision or foresight

Idealisticadjective

Of or pertaining to idealists or their theories.

Visionaryadjective

imaginary or illusory

Idealisticadjective

of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas

Visionaryadjective

prophetic or revelatory

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Idealisticadjective

of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style;

‘an exalted ideal’; ‘argue in terms of high-flown ideals’; ‘a noble and lofty concept’;

Visionaryadjective

idealistic or utopian

‘a visionary scheme or project’;

Visionarynoun

someone who has visions; a seer

Visionarynoun

an impractical dreamer

Visionarynoun

someone who has positive ideas about the future

Visionaryadjective

Of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions.

‘The visionary hourWhen musing midnight reigns.’;

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Visionaryadjective

Affected by phantoms; disposed to receive impressions on the imagination; given to reverie; apt to receive, and act upon, fancies as if they were realities.

‘Or lull to rest the visionary maid.’;

Visionaryadjective

Existing in imagination only; not real; fanciful; imaginary; having no solid foundation; as, visionary prospect; a visionary scheme or project.

Visionarynoun

One whose imagination is disturbed; one who sees visions or phantoms.

Visionarynoun

One whose imagination overpowers his reason and controls his judgment; an unpractical schemer; one who builds castles in the air; a daydreamer.

Visionarynoun

a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible

Visionarynoun

a person with unusual powers of foresight

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Visionaryadjective

not practical or realizable; speculative;

‘airy theories about socioeconomic improvement’; ‘visionary schemes for getting rich’;

Visionary

Defined broadly, a visionary is one who can envision the future. For some groups this can involve the supernatural.

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