Definitions for idealess
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
i•de•a*aɪˈdi ə, aɪˈdiə(n.)
any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity.
a thought, conception, or notion.
Give me a general idea of what happened.
an opinion, view, or belief.
a plan of action; intention:
with the idea of becoming an engineer.
a purpose or guiding principle:
What was the idea of that?
a groundless supposition; fantasy.
Philos. a concept developed by the mind. a conception of what is desirable or ought to be; ideal. (cap.) Platonism. an archetype or pattern of which the individual objects in any natural class are imperfect copies and from which they derive their being.
Ref: Also called form. 1 12 3
a musical theme or figure.
Category: Music and Dance
Obs. a likeness. a mental image.
* Syn: idea , thought , conception , notion refer to a product of mental activity. idea refers to a mental representation that is the product of creative imagination: She had an excellent idea for the party. thought emphasizes the intellectual processes of reasoning, contemplating, reflecting, or recollecting: I welcomed his thoughts on the subject. conception suggests imaginative, creative, and somewhat intricate mental activity: The architect's conception of the building was a glass skyscraper. notion suggests a fleeting, vague, or imperfect thought: I had only a bare notion of how to proceed.Pron: See police.
Origin of idea:
1400–50; late ME idee < MF < LL < Gk idéā form, kind, sort
Devoid of ideas.
destitute of an idea
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