BODY IDEAL

n. the body type that is regarded as most suitable and attractive for a person, considering one's age, gender, built, and culture. See body build- also body image.

BODY IDEAL: "Your body ideal should be built on your own wants and needs and not on those of another's."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BODY IDEAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-ideal/ (accessed September 23, 2020).
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