high-mindedness, idealism, noble-mindedness
Meaning: elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
Meaning: impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are
Meaning: (philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality
He lays claim to extraordinary spiritual gifts, and uses the language of the highest idealism known.
This argument, to me historically, was directed against idealism: the emphatic part of it was the assertion that the colour is physical, not psychical.
The men who drew the Constitution had been pretty practical dreamers. They came to their task after a bitter war and a worse period of wild chaos, and they had learned where idealism stopped and idiocy began. They set up a republic with all the elements of democracy that they considered safe.