Antonyms of adj idealistic

1 of 2 senses of idealistic

Sense 2
exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded -- (of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose")

INDIRECT (VIA noble) -> ignoble -- (completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)

Similarity of adj idealistic

2 senses of idealistic

Sense 1
ideal, idealistic -- (of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas)

Sense 2
exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded -- (of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose")
       => noble (vs. ignoble) -- (having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds")

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