What does the word ideality mean?

Usage examples for ideality

  1. The same fervor and ideality should govern your labors in a lawsuit that inspire and control the great artist and inventor. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  2. It was always the same story- the charm and ideality of man's life always soiled by woman's influence; so it was in the beginning, so it shall be.... – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  3. This curious blending of opposite traits, of shrewdness and of ideality, was illustrated by his thoughts as he strode along, making no more of the hill than he would have made of level ground. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins