of, relating to, or resembling Utopia, an idealized imaginary island described in Sir Thomas More's Utopia (1516).
(usually lowercase) founded upon or involving idealized perfection.
(usually lowercase) given to impractical or unrealistic schemes of such perfection.
an inhabitant of Utopia.
(usually lowercase) an ardent but impractical political or social reformer; visionary; idealist.
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How to use Utopian in a sentence
Petro Poroshenko proposes a Utopian solution to the problem.
“Only in retrospect did we appreciate our good fortune in being part of a Utopian experiment in American journalism,” she writes.
When you were setting out to work on The Giver, what planted the seed for this dark, Utopian society?A Trailblazer in YA Dystopian Fiction: An Interview With 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry | Marianne Hayes | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He calls the proposal “Utopian,” and that is probably generous.How to Think About Economic Inequality After Thomas Piketty | Jedediah Purdy | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
An economy that could help us be better than that is possible, not Utopian.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem | Jedediah Purdy | April 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Instead of this, he embarked the money in some Utopian scheme for pearl fishing at Panama, and lost all!Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
This was in itself a Utopian experience for Thyrsis, who had never before taken a trip in one of these magic chariots.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
Moreover, these Utopian Socialists were almost without exception Freemasons or members of other secret societies.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements | Nesta H. Webster
What Utopian dreams were whispered into ears into which the eddying waters were intoning a refrain!The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
But the Socialists of to-day have nothing in common with such Utopian ideas as those I have described.The Common Sense of Socialism | John Spargo
British Dictionary definitions for Utopian
of or relating to a perfect or ideal existence
an idealistic social reformer
- Utopianism, noun
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