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Satisfactory vs. Ideal

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Satisfactoryadjective

Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient.

‘The satisfactory results of the survey led to his promotion.’;

Idealadjective

Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge.

Satisfactoryadjective

Causing satisfaction; agreeable or pleasant.

Idealadjective

Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty.

‘There will always be a wide interval between practical and ideal excellence.’;

Satisfactoryadjective

(theology) Making atonement for a sin; expiatory.

Idealadjective

Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal.

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Satisfactoryadjective

Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or explanation.

Idealadjective

Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy.

Satisfactoryadjective

Making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a satisfactory apology.

‘A most wise and sufficient means of redemption and salvation, by the satisfactory and meritorious death and obedience of the incarnate Son of God, Jesus Christ.’;

Idealadjective

Imaginary.

Satisfactoryadjective

giving satisfaction;

‘satisfactory living conditions’; ‘his grades were satisfactory’;

Idealnoun

A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc.

‘The ideal is to be attained by selecting and assembling in one whole the beauties and perfections which are usually seen in different individuals, excluding everything defective or unseemly, so as to form a type or model of the species. Thus, the Apollo Belvedere is the ideal of the beauty and proportion of the human frame.’;

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Satisfactoryadjective

meeting requirements;

‘the step makes a satisfactory seat’;

Idealnoun

the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain

Satisfactory

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Idealnoun

model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

Idealadjective

conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal

Idealadjective

constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception;

‘a poem or essay may be typical of its period in idea or ideal content’;

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Idealadjective

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

Idealadjective

satisfying one's conception of what is perfect; most suitable

‘this is an ideal opportunity to save money’; ‘the swimming pool is ideal for a quick dip’;

Idealadjective

existing only in the imagination; desirable or perfect but not likely to become a reality

‘in an ideal world, we might have made a different decision’;

Idealadjective

representing an abstract or hypothetical optimum

‘mathematical modelling can determine theoretically ideal conditions’;

Idealnoun

a person or thing regarded as perfect

‘you're my ideal of how a man should be’;

Idealnoun

a standard or principle to be aimed at

‘tolerance and freedom, the liberal ideals’;

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