Another word for ideal
Characterizing the unattainable
utopian, imaginary, visionary, fanciful, unreal, abstract, quixotic, Panglossian, high-flown, impractical, impracticable, chimerical, extravagant, theoretical, in the clouds, mercurial, out of reach, dreamlike, fictitious, unearthly; see also impractical, romantic 1, visionary 1.
Another word for idealnoun
One that is worthy of imitation or duplication:beau ideal, example, exemplar, mirror, model, paradigm, pattern, standard. See good
A fervent hope, wish, or goal:aspiration, dream. See hope