Ideal and Role model


Ideal noun - Someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation.
Usage example: she's our ideal of the concerned, caring physician

Role model and ideal are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Role model" instead a noun "Ideal".

Role model

Role model noun - Someone worthy of imitation.
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Synonyms for Role model

Ideal and role model are semantically related. You can use "Ideal" instead a noun phrase "Role model".

Both terms in one sentence

  • Light Novel / Crest of the Stars Plus the Abliar, the royal family, are in a sense the living role model of the Abh ideal.
  • Ironically, Eleanor ends up choosing Delta as her role model, and will emulate his sense of ethics completely, which is Sofia Lamb's ideal vision of a "utopian": someone who can follow her ideals much better than she can, and then evolve those ideals to the next level.
  • Film / Red Scorpion He's a loudmouth who swears a lot and isn't really an ideal role model, but he is also reporter working to get local atrocities known and to bring peace to the land.
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