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Words used to describe thoughts, beliefs and ideas - synonyms or related words

abstract

adjective

abstract ideas exist as thoughts in the mind, and are not related to physical objects or real events and actions

central

adjective

a central idea, aspect, system etc is one of the main ones that is used or needed

theoretical

adjective

based on theories or ideas instead of on practical experience

popular

adjective

a popular belief, feeling, attitude etc is one that many people have

orthodox

adjective

accepted by most people as the correct or usual idea or practice

conceptual

adjective

relating to ideas and principles

metaphysical

adjective

relating to ideas about life, existence, and other things that are not part of the physical world

utopian

adjective

utopian principles or beliefs are based on the idea that life can be perfect. This is often used for saying that something is not practical or sensible

nonconformist

adjective

different from the way that most people usually think or behave

revisionist

adjective

revisionist ideas are different from the ideas that a group has officially or traditionally accepted. This word often shows that you think the new ideas are wrong

BuzzWord

gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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Open Dictionary

fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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