nonutopian

adjective

non·​uto·​pi·​an ˌnän-yu̇-ˈtō-pē-ən How to pronounce nonutopian (audio)
: not utopian: such as
a
: not of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a utopia
nonutopian societies
b
: not involving or founded upon imaginary perfection
a realistic, nonutopian view of human nature

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonutopian was in 1867

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“Nonutopian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonutopian. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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