cacotopia


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cacotopia

(ˌkækəˈtəʊpɪə)
n
a dystopia
[C19: from caco- + Utopia ]
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Thus, references are made to utopia (11) and antiutopia or counterutopia, eutopia and dystopia (12) or cacotopia (13), semi-utopia, pseudoutopia and dys-utopia (14), utopian satire and satirical utopia (15), parodie utopia, inverted utopia, pseudo-utopia and semi-utopia, heterotopia and polytopia, entopia (16) ("en" signifying in, at the scene of the place, i.e.
Beaumont labels this sub-variety the "cacotopia," using the word coined by Jeremy Bentham, in a self-conscious riposte to Thomas More, to indicate the geographical location of the worst (as opposed to best) form of government.