Definitions for utopiayuˈtoʊ pi ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

U•to•pi•ayuˈtoʊ pi ə(n.)(pl.)-pi•as.

  1. an imaginary island described in Sir Thomas More's Utopia (1516) as enjoying perfection in law, politics, etc.

    Category: Literature, Philosphy

  2. (usu. l.c.) any ideal place or state.

    Category: Philosphy, Common Vocabulary

  3. (usu. l.c.) any visionary system of political or social perfection.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of Utopia:

< NL (1516) < Gk ou not +tóp(os) a place +-ia -y3

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Utopia(noun)

    a book written by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island

  2. utopia(noun)

    ideally perfect state; especially in its social and political and moral aspects

  3. utopia(noun)

    a work of fiction describing a utopia

  4. Utopia, Zion, Sion(noun)

    an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal

Wiktionary

  1. utopia(Noun)

    A world in which everything and everyone works in perfect harmony.

  2. Utopia(ProperNoun)

    The satirical treatise on government by Sir Thomas More, from which the term utopia was coined.

  3. Origin: The name of a fictional island, possessing a seemingly perfect socio-politico-legal system in the book Utopia (1516) by Sir Thomas More. Coined from οὐ + τόπος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utopia(noun)

    an imaginary island, represented by Sir Thomas More, in a work called Utopia, as enjoying the greatest perfection in politics, laws, and the like. See Utopia, in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction

  2. Utopia(noun)

    hence, any place or state of ideal perfection

Freebase

  1. Utopia

    A utopia is a community or society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities. The word was coined in Greek by Sir Thomas More for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the Atlantic Ocean. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Utopia

    an imaginary island described by Sir Thomas More, and represented as possessing a perfect political organisation, and which has given name to all schemes which aim at the like impossible perfection, though often applied to such as are not so much impossible in themselves as impracticable for want of the due individual virtue and courage to realise them.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. utopia

    A place where you have but to suggest a thing, to consider it done; a condition where all things are supplied on slipping a wish into a slot.

CrunchBase

  1. Utopia

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

Utopia(noun)

an imaginary country that has a perfect social and political system.

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