Words starting with i

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Meaning of Idealisation

idealisation means: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad

Meaning of Idealise

idealise means: form ideals

Meaning of Idealise

idealise means: consider or render as ideal

Meaning of Idealised

idealised means: exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence

Meaning of Idealism

idealism means: elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued

Meaning of Idealism

idealism means: impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are

Meaning of Idealism

idealism means: (philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality

Meaning of Idealist

idealist means: someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations

Meaning of Idealistic

idealistic means: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

Meaning of Idealistic

idealistic means: of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas

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Meaning of Achromycin

achromycin means: an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections

Meaning of Ball fern

ball fern means: feathery fern of tropical Asia and Malaysia

Meaning of Beefy

beefy means: muscular and heavily built

Meaning of Decoction mashing

decoction mashing means: (brewing) a process in which part of the mash is removed and boiled and then returned

Meaning of Edda

edda means: either of two distinct works in Old Icelandic dating from the late 13th century and consisting of 34 mythological and heroic ballads composed between 800 and 1200; the primary source for Scandinavian mythology

Meaning of Edda

edda means: tropical starchy tuberous root

Meaning of Flame stitch

flame stitch means: needlepoint embroidery stitch that produces zigzag lines

Meaning of Genus archaeopteryx

genus archaeopteryx means: a genus of fossil birds

Meaning of Genus hovea

genus hovea means: genus of Australian evergreen shrubs

Meaning of Genus lymantria

genus lymantria means: type genus of the Lymantriidae; a pest (Lymantria means `destroyer')

Meaning of Indolence

indolence means: inactivity resulting from a dislike of work

Meaning of Laguna

laguna means: a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral

Meaning of Laureate

laureate means: someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath

Meaning of Laureate

laureate means: worthy of the greatest honor or distinction

Meaning of Lilo

lilo means: a type of inflatable air mattress

Meaning of Marked

marked means: singled out for notice or especially for a dire fate

Meaning of Marked

marked means: strongly marked; easily noticeable

Meaning of Marked

marked means: having or as if having an identifying mark or a mark as specified; often used in combination

Meaning of Naysaying

naysaying means: the act of saying no to a request

Meaning of Nutmeg hickory

nutmeg hickory means: hickory of southern United States and Mexico having hard nutmeg-shaped nuts

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