n. the personal or individual standards set on body appearance. Actual attributes are developed and optimized to arrive at a standard closest to the idealized features. See body image- also body ideal.

BODY-IMAGE IDEALS: "Body-image ideals is an attitude which focuses more on optimizing actual attributes to improve appearance and arrive at the ideal."
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