What does utopian mean?

Definitions for utopianyuˈtoʊ pi ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Utopian(adj)

    an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer

    "a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man"

  2. utopian, Utopian(adj)

    of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia

    "a Utopian novel"

  3. utopian(adj)

    characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection

    "the dim utopian future"; "utopian idealists"; "recognized the utopian nature of his hopes"


  1. utopian(Noun)

    Someone who supports or heralds the establishment of a utopia

  2. utopian(Adjective)

    Ideal but often impractical; visionary.

  3. utopian(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia

  4. Origin: From Utopia, a term coined by Sir Thomas More in his work of the same title, from οὐ + τόπος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utopian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Utopia; resembling Utopia; hence, ideal; chimerical; fanciful; founded upon, or involving, imaginary perfections; as, Utopian projects; Utopian happiness

  2. Utopian(noun)

    an inhabitant of Utopia; hence, one who believes in the perfectibility of human society; a visionary; an idealist; an optimist


  1. Utopian

    The Utopian was a unique, one of a kind, English automobile created in 1914. Built by the Utopian Motor Works of Leicester, the car was powered by a two-cylinder water-cooled engine mounted under its seat. For steering, there was a side tiller. Only one car is believed to have been made, for a local clergyman; the company did, however, manufacture bicycles with some success.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Utopian

    ū-tō′pi-an, adj. imaginary: fanciful: chimerical.—n. one who advocates impracticable reforms or who expects an impossible state of perfection in society.—ns. Utō′pianiser; Utō′pianism; Utō′piast.—adj. Utop′ical (obs.).—ns. U′tōpism, utopianism; U′tōpist, a utopian. [From Utopia, lit. 'nowhere'—Gr. ou, not, topos, place, an imaginary island represented by Sir T. More in his famous political romance, or rather satire (Lat. 1516, Eng. 1551), as enjoying perfection in politics, laws, &c., community of goods, freedom of creed, &c.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. utopian

    A person who demands that you shall live up to his ideals.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utopian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utopian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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