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idealism
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
the belief that behavior should be guided by high ideals or standards and often that good things will result — sometimes used to imply that such beliefs are unrealistic
  • I'm no idealist to believe firmly in the integrity of our courts and in the jury system—that is no ideal to me, it is a living, working reality.
    p. 274.8
idealist = someone who unrealistically believes that behavior should be guided by high ideals and standards
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