[n] the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
[n] model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
[adj] constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception; "a poem or essay may be typical of its period in idea or ideal content"
[adj] conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal
[adj] represented in the abstract rather than as they really are
[adj] of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas
abstract, apotheosis, idealistic, idealistic, nonesuch, nonpareil, nonsuch, paragon, perfect, saint, utopian