idealised idealised

Definition(s):

  • (adj) exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence

Usage(s):

  • In the idealised world of securitisation, a parcel of home loans is converted into securities, which are then sold into the broad market.

News

  • Identity crisis behind China's Xinjiang unrest: experts

    Beijing (AFP) July 04, 2013 Beijing's propaganda portrays the vast and remote western region of Xinjiang as a harmonious land of colourful, mostly Muslim Uighur natives and hard-working migrants prospering under Communist Party rule. But two incidents last week, one of which left 35 people dead, are only the latest spasms of violence to call into question that idealised vision. China's ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Space War

Quotes

  1. "No, but the balance is slightly too much for sport," Kruszelnicki says. "I love that in Australia we have lots of sports but the Greeks were right when they [idealised] a healthy mind and a healthy body."
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Dr Karl Kruszelnicki Source: Brisbane Times

  2. "I think people have an idealised sense of our life," says Thorn. "Because we've lived and worked together for so many years they think we're skipping hand-in-hand through a hedgerow. I just think, Christ, surely you can imagine that on a...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Tracey Thorn Source: The Guardian

  3. Tutu said people wanted their leader to have charisma, to be regal and dignified, and "expressing the best about their idealised corporate consciousness and identity".
    on Aug 23, 2006 By: Desmond Tutu Source: Independent Online

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