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UTOPIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Utopia mean? 

UTOPIA (noun)
  The noun UTOPIA has 4 senses:

1. a book written by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island
2. ideally perfect state; especially in its social and political and moral aspects
3. a work of fiction describing a utopia
4. an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal

  Familiarity information: UTOPIA used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


UTOPIA (noun)


Sense 1Utopia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Instance hypernyms:

book (a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together))


Sense 2utopia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("utopia" is a kind of...):

state (the way something is with respect to its main attributes)

Antonym:

dystopia (state in which the condition of life is extremely bad as from deprivation or oppression or terror)


Sense 3utopia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A work of fiction describing a utopia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("utopia" is a kind of...):

fiction (a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact)


Sense 4Utopia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

Sion; Zion; Utopia

Hypernyms ("Utopia" is a kind of...):

fictitious place; imaginary place; mythical place (a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings)


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