What does Utopian mean?

Definitions for Utopian
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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Utopian in a Sentence

  1. Emma Goldman:

    Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian.

  2. Lionel Trilling:

    We are at heart so profoundly anarchistic that the only form of state we can imagine living in is Utopian; and so cynical that the only Utopia we can believe in is authoritarian.

  3. John Berger:

    In the modern world, in which thousands of people are dying every hour as a consequence of politics, no writing anywhere can begin to be credible unless it is informed by political awareness and principles. Writers who have neither product utopian trash.

  4. Paulo Saldiva:

    The idea of an Olympic legacy in terms of diminishing air pollution is Utopian. It is unimaginable that a few BRT routes will substantially change the quality of the air, for the Brazilians remaining in Rio after the Olympics have come and gone, there is no clean air legacy.

  5. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe:

    The trebling of the population in this small and impoverished country, flowing with milk and honey but not with sufficient water, rich in rocks and sand dunes but poor in natural resources and vital raw materials, has been no easy task Indeed, practical men, with their eyes fixed upon things as they are, regarded it as an empty and insubstantial utopian dream.

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