utopianism

noun uto·pi·an·ism \ yu̇-ˈtō-pē-ə-ˌni-zəm \
|Updated on: 5 Jun 2018

Definition of utopianism

1 : a utopian idea or theory
2 often capitalized : the body of ideas, views, or aims of a utopian

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1649

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