Definitions for dystopian
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dystopian
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dys•to•pi•adɪsˈtoʊ pi ə(n.)(pl.)-pi•as.
an imaginary society in which social or technological trends have culminated in a greatly diminished quality of life or degradation of values.
Ref: Compare Utopia .
Origin of dystopia:
1865–70; dys - +(U)topia
of or pertaining to or resembling a dystopia
as bad as can be; characterized by human misery
"AIDS is one of the dystopian harbingers of the global villages"- Susan Sontag
of or pertaining to a dystopia
dire; characterized by human suffering or misery
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