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u·to·pi·an

 (yo͞o-tō′pē-ən)
adj.
1. often Utopian Of, relating to, describing or having the characteristics of a Utopia: a Utopian island; Utopian novels.
2.
a. Excellent or ideal but impracticable; visionary: a utopian scheme for equalizing wealth.
b. Proposing impracticably ideal schemes.
n.
A zealous but impractical reformer of human society.

Utopian

(juːˈtəʊpɪən)
adj
of or relating to a perfect or ideal existence. Also: utopistic
n
an idealistic social reformer. Also: utopist
Uˈtopianˌism n

U•to•pi•an

(yuˈtoʊ pi ən)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling Utopia.
2. (usu. l.c.)
a. founded upon or involving idealized perfection.
b. given to impractical schemes of such perfection.
n.
3. (usu. l.c.) an ardent but impractical political or social reformer; visionary; idealist.
[1545–55; < New Latin]
u•to′pi•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Utopian - an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer; "a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man"
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
Adj.1.utopian - of or pertaining to or resembling a utopiaUtopian - of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia; "a Utopian novel"
2.utopian - characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection; "the dim utopian future"; "utopian idealists"; "recognized the utopian nature of his hopes"
perfect - being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day"
dystopian - as bad as can be; characterized by human misery; "AIDS is one of the dystopian harbingers of the global villages"- Susan Sontag

utopian

adjective
1. perfect, ideal, romantic, dream, fantasy, imaginary, visionary, airy, idealistic, fanciful, impractical, illusory, chimerical He was pursuing a utopian dream of world prosperity.
noun
1. dreamer, visionary, idealist, Don Quixote, romanticist Kennedy had no patience with dreamers or liberal utopians.

utopian

adjective
1. Not compatible with reality:
2. Showing a tendency to envision things in perfect but unrealistic form:
noun
A person inclined to be imaginative or idealistic but impractical:
Translations
يوتوبي: مِثالي لكن خَيالي
utopický
utópisztikus
útópískur, draumórakenndur
utopiškas
utopický
düşselhayalî

Utopian

[juːˈtəʊpɪən]
A. ADJ [dream etc] → utópico; [person] → utopista
B. Nutopista mf

Utopian

adjutopisch, utopistisch (pej)
nUtopist(in) m(f)

utopian

[juːˈtəʊpɪən] adjutopico/a

Utopia

(juːˈtəupiə) noun
an imaginary country that has a perfect social and political system.
Uˈtopian adjective
(of eg plans for benefiting mankind) desirable, but idealistic and impossible. Utopian schemes.
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