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Overestimation PitfallPlay
Avoid assuming that idealizing someone means you must ignore their flaws entirely. SlideRemember, when you idealize a mentor, you might overlook their important advice on learning from mistakes.
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Emotional WeightPlay
Be mindful that idealizing can involve strong emotions, which may cloud judgment. SlideIn her admiration, she idealized the author and was blind to the weaknesses in his arguments.
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Unrealistic ExpectationsPlay
Using 'idealize' implies creating unrealistic standards someone or something may not meet. SlideHe idealized college life so much that the actual experience couldn't match his expectations.