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utopian

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adjective uto·pi·an \-pē-ən\

Definition of utopian

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a utopia; especially :  having impossibly ideal conditions especially of social organization

  2. 2 :  proposing or advocating impractically ideal social and political schemes <utopian idealists>

  3. 3 :  impossibly ideal :  visionary <recognised the utopian nature of his hopes — C. S. Kilby>

  4. 4 :  believing in, advocating, or having the characteristics of utopian socialism <utopian doctrines> <utopian novels>



Examples of utopian

  1. <a plan to revitalize the city's decaying downtown that proved to be overly ambitious and utopian>



1551

First Known Use of utopian

1551


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utopian

noun uto·pi·an

Definition of utopian

  1. 1 :  one who believes in the perfectibility of human society

  2. 2 :  one who proposes or advocates utopian schemes



Examples of utopian

  1. <in the 19th century utopians founded a number of short-lived socialist communities>



Circa 1873

First Known Use of utopian

circa 1873

Rhymes with utopian



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