Definition of ideal:

part of speech: noun

A type or standard; an imaginary model of perfection; in painting and sculpture, that which goes beyond nature, yet is modelled upon it; bean ideal, that which unites in one form all the excellences found only in different individual forms.

part of speech: adjective

Existing in idea; mental; unreal.

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