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Concept that only mind and thought are real and form the basis of all experience and knowledge, the perceived objects may exist but cannot have substance. See also materialism.

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I know you are a competent employee and that you work hard, but your youthful idealism can sometimes be misunderstood as preachiness.
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His idealism was so strong that he eschewed material pursuits in favor of promoting his beliefs to anyone who would listen to him.
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On paper, Communist Idealism would provide equality for all of its citizens, but in reality it enslaved the populace and created a ruling elite class.
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