Definitions for utopianism

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

U•to•pi•anyuˈtoʊ pi ən(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling Utopia.

    Category: Philosphy

  2. (usu. l.c.) founded upon or involving idealized perfection. given to impractical schemes of such perfection.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (n.)(usu. l.c.) an ardent but impractical political or social reformer; visionary; idealist.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of Utopian:

1545–55; < NL


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Utopianism(noun)

    the political orientation of a Utopian who believes in impossibly idealistic schemes of social perfection


  1. Utopianism(Noun)

    The belief in a system for an ideal society (usually regarded as unrealistic).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utopianism(noun)

    the ideas, views, aims, etc., of a Utopian; impracticable schemes of human perfection; optimism


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