utopianism

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See also: Utopianism

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utopian +‎ -ism

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utopianism (countable and uncountable, plural utopianisms)

  1. The belief in a system for an ideal society, usually regarded as unrealistic.
    • 2007 March 11, Pete Hamill, “Raging Thirst”, in New York Times[1]:
      In this solid account of the calamitous effect of dry utopianism on New York City, Lerner explains how the Prohibition amendment was passed and why its execution failed.

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