Ideological and Real


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Ideological adjective – Of or pertaining to or characteristic of an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation.
Real is an antonym for ideological in topics: hypothetical, imaginary.
Nearby Words: ideology, ideologue, ideologist, ideologic, ideologically
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Real adjective – Being exactly as appears or as claimed.
Ideological is an antonym for real.
Nearby Words: realize, realise, reality, realistic, really
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  • Useful Notes / The Holocaust However, the existence of an ideological (in this case, religious) doctrine of legitimate genocide was quite real
  • Historical Villain Upgrade: Kim Philby was certainly a traitor, but the novel makes his motivations mostly venial rather than ideological, as most biographers agree they were in real life.
  • Just For Fun / [Trope Name] Injokes Rather spurious example from Real Life, revealing the editor's ideological bias and bordering on Troll material.
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