Usage examples for ideational

  1. At most, we might say that the symptomatology of these psychoses would depend on the question whether it is the ideational sphere which is mostly concerned, or the affective sphere. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  2. In this ideational present, vividness, as James said, is proportionate to the number of discriminations we perceive within it. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  3. Its lucid ideational structure, even more than the artless gusto of " Sister Carrie," produces a penetrating and powerful effect. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  4. The ordinary descriptions of music are all couched in emotional or even ideational terms,- from the musical adventures of " Charles Auchester" down,- and yet we know, as Gurney says, that when, in listening to music, we think we are yearning after the unutterable, we are really yearning after the next note; and when we think it is the yearning that gives us pleasure, it is really the triumphant acceptance of the melodic rightness of that next note. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer