idealogue

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n idealogue someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n idealogue See ideologue.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Idealogue one given to ideas: a theorist
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. ideaidein, to see.

Usage

In literature:

He bade them beware of idealogues as dangerous dreamers and disguised materialists.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
Napoleon despised the idealogue; the idealogue sees in him but a conscienceless force.
"Means and Ends of Education" by J. L. Spalding
Although an enemy of idealogues, in his foreign policy Napoleon was haunted by grandiose visions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 7" by Various
Do you remember Napoleon the Great and the idealogues on the voyage to Egypt?
"The Hearts of Men" by H. Fielding
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