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utopian

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having or marked by a tendency to be guided more by ideals than by reality
  • a plan to revitalize the city's decaying downtown that proved to be overly ambitious and utopian

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utopian

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Synonyms & Antonyms of utopian (Entry 2 of 2)

one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world
  • in the 19th century utopians founded a number of short-lived socialist communities

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“Utopian.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/utopian. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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