Utopian

[ yoo-toh-pee-uhn ]
/ yuˈtoʊ pi ən /

adjective

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.

noun

an inhabitant of Utopia.
(usually lowercase) an ardent but impractical political or social reformer; visionary; idealist.

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Origin of Utopian

From the New Latin word Utopiānus, dating back to 1545–55. See Utopia, -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Utopian

Utopian
/ (juːˈtəʊpɪən) sometimes not capital /

adjective

of or relating to a perfect or ideal existence

noun

an idealistic social reformer

Derived forms of Utopian

Utopianism, noun
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