Metaphysical meaning of ideal (rw) ideal--A mental pattern of perfection. See idealism. ideal, divine--The Christ man; the divine idea of man. ideal of Spirit--The ideals in the Mind of Being that produce the perfect creation. ideal unfoldment--When the illumined intellect wholly co-operates with Spirit there is a merging and blending of these powers until the intellect ceases to be mere intellect and is lost in Spirit. ________________________ Preceding Entry: idea Following Entry: idealism View the discussion thread.