Ideal and Imaginary


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Ideal adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: depicts an ideal society in which conflict and privation are unknown

Imaginary is a synonym for ideal in vision topic. In some cases you can use "Imaginary" instead an adjective "Ideal", when it comes to topics like conceptual, unreal. popular alternative
Nearby Words: idea, idealistic, ideally, idealize, idealise
Synonyms for Ideal


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Imaginary adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: told by the psychologist that it was perfectly normal for their child to have an imaginary friend

Ideal is a synonym for imaginary in vision topic. You can use "Ideal" instead an adjective "Imaginary", if it concerns topics such as fictional, fictitious. popular alternative
Nearby Words: imagination, imaginative
Synonyms for Imaginary

Things that words describes

lover ideal lover imaginary lover
woman ideal woman imaginary woman
people ideal people imaginary people
boyfriend ideal boyfriend imaginary boyfriend
Other nouns: girlfriend, wife, family, place, number, future, species, game, version, heroes.
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