Idealism and Sorrow


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Idealism noun – Elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued.
Sorrow is an antonym for idealism in topics: optimism, state of having positive beliefs.
Nearby Words: ideal, idealistic, idealize, idealized, idealise
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Sorrow noun – Deep sadness especially for the loss of someone or something loved.
Idealism is an antonym for sorrow.
Nearby Words: sorry, sorrowful, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
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sheer sheer idealism sheer sorrow
apparent apparent idealism apparent sorrow
overwhelming overwhelming idealism overwhelming sorrow
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Sorrow or Idealism. 2016. Accessed August 05, 2021.

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