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Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved.
Eric Hobsbawm

Meaning of "utopianism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UTOPIANISM

utopianism  [juːˈtəʊpɪəˌnɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UTOPIANISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Utopianism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UTOPIANISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

utopianism

Utopia

A utopia /juːˈtoʊpiə/ is a community or society possessing highly desirable or near perfect qualities. The word was coined by Sir Thomas More in Latin for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the Atlantic Ocean. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and imagined societies portrayed in fiction. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia.

Definition of utopianism in the English dictionary

The definition of utopianism in the dictionary is the belief that a perfect society can be achieved.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UTOPIANISM


Anglicanism
ˈæŋɡlɪkəˌnɪzəm
antagonism
ænˈtæɡəˌnɪzəm
creationism
kriːˈeɪʃəˌnɪzəm
exhibitionism
ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃəˌnɪzəm
expansionism
ɪkˈspænʃəˌnɪzəm
expressionism
ɪkˈsprɛʃəˌnɪzəm
hedonism
ˈhiːdəˌnɪzəm
humanism
ˈhjuːməˌnɪzəm
humanitarianism
hjuːˌmænɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm
impressionism
ɪmˈprɛʃəˌnɪzəm
isolationism
ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃəˌnɪzəm
mechanism
ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm
microorganism
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɔːɡəˌnɪzəm
modernism
ˈmɒdəˌnɪzəm
organism
ˈɔːɡəˌnɪzəm
reductionism
rɪˈdʌkʃəˌnɪzəm
Satanism
ˈseɪtəˌnɪzəm
urbanism
ˈɜːbəˌnɪzəm
vegetarianism
ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm
Zionism
ˈzaɪəˌnɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UTOPIANISM

utilizer
utis
utmost
utmost good faith
Uto-Aztecan
Utopia
Utopian
utopian socialism
utopianise
utopianiser
utopianize
utopianizer
utopiast
utopism
utopist
utopistic
Utrecht
utricle
utricular
utricularia

WORDS THAT END LIKE UTOPIANISM

Americanism
authoritarianism
Confucianism
coping mechanism
defence mechanism
equestrianism
Exchange Rate Mechanism
feminism
hooliganism
lesbianism
libertarianism
Lutheranism
New Urbanism
paganism
Pan-Africanism
safety mechanism
support mechanism
totalitarianism
unitarianism
veganism
volcanism

Synonyms and antonyms of utopianism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «utopianism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UTOPIANISM

Find out the translation of utopianism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of utopianism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «utopianism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乌托邦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

utopismo
570 millions of speakers

English

utopianism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काल्पनिकता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الطوباوية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

утопизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

utopismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কল্পস্বর্গবাদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

utopisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Utopianisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Utopismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空想的な理想主義
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유토피아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Utopianisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chủ nghĩa không tưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கற்பனாவாதம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वप्नाळू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ütopyacılık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

utopismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

utopianism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

утопізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

utopism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ουτοπισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

utopisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utopism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utopisme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of utopianism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UTOPIANISM»

The term «utopianism» is regularly used and occupies the 78.899 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UTOPIANISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about utopianism

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QUOTES WITH «UTOPIANISM»

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Eric Hobsbawm
Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UTOPIANISM»

Discover the use of utopianism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to utopianism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Utopianism: A Very Short Introduction
ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.
Lyman Tower Sargent, 2010
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Technological Utopianism in American Culture
Featuring twenty-five writers in all, this book includes Howard P. Segal's acclaimed work on utopian visionaries.
Howard P. Segal, 1985
3
Utopianism and Marxism
This is a reissue of an influential text that was first published in 1987, to which the author has added an introduction reflecting on the work twenty years after publication.
Vincent Geoghegan, 2008
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The Dictionary of Alternatives: Utopianism and Organization
This dictionary provides ammunition for those who disagree with the early twentieth-first century orthodoxy that 'There is no alternative to free market liberalism and managerialism'.
Martin Parker, Valerie Fournier, Patrick Reedy, 2007
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Dialectic of the Chinese Revolution: From Utopianism to Hedonism
Ci Jiwei, however, probes its spiritual dimension, and he does it masterfully. . . . He has produced a work of profound philosophical reflection and great analytical sophistication."--Canadian Journal of History
Jiwei Ci, 1994
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Visions of the City: Utopianism, Power and Politics in ...
First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
David Pinder, 2013
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Contemporary Feminist Utopianism
approaches are not appropriate and that utopianism is best approached through discourses which are similarly transgressive and resistant to closure. In this way we can approach utopianism as a radical phenomenon and conceptualize a ...
Lucy Sargisson, 2002
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Fool's Gold?: Utopianism in the Twenty-First Century
Some utopianism is playful and fun. Some utopianism seeks actively to change the world. This book teases out examples of these and other types of utopianism which both shape and reflect our world today.
Lucy Sargisson, 2012
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Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in ...
"Jewish Identities "mounts a formidable challenge to prevailing essentialist assumptions about "Jewish music," which maintain that ethnic groups, nations, or religious communities possess an essence that must manifest itself in art created ...
Klara Moricz, 2008
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Landscapes of Hope : Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America: ...
In the key early decades of the twentieth century, Ahmad shows, the intellectuals of the colonized world carried out the heady work of imagining independent states, often from a position of exile.
Dohra Ahmad St. John's University, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UTOPIANISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term utopianism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Utopianism is a pursuit of perfection
Is creating a utopian society on Earth a possibility? This has been a question that I have pondered for quite some time now. The responses I receive from people ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
2
Greece and the birth of fiscal colonialism
We are being asked to choose between two failed dogmas: debt-based socialism and market utopianism, neither of which is capable of generating value, ... «New Statesman, Jul 15»
3
Meet the man whose utopian vision for the Internet conquered, and …
Perhaps more than any other, it's his philosophy — which melded countercultural utopianism, a rancher's skepticism toward government and a futurist's faith in ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
4
ISIS, Communism, and the Lure of Violent Utopianism
Seduced by the Utopian vision of a classless society where every need is cared for, many in the West ignored, diminished or simply refused to believe the brutal ... «Reason, Mar 15»
5
What We Still Need To Learn From Spock's Utopianism
Leonard Nimoy's Spock represented the aspirational, utopian thinking that Americans are still desperate to see accomplished in their lifetimes—and in their ... «CityLab, Feb 15»
6
Frances McDormand and the Wooster Group Sing Hymns About …
Frances McDormand and the Wooster Group Sing Hymns About Utopianism (GO!) ... digital device than the 19th-century millennialist utopianism of the Shakers. «LA Weekly, Jan 15»
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Jonathan Kay: Naomi Klein's Garden-of-Eden enviro-utopianism is …
Why is ISIS butchering all those people in Syria and Iraq? Read their online manifesto and you get the answer: They want to recreate “the best ummah ... «National Post, Oct 14»
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Practical Utopianism: Simon Frith Interviewed
From the pages of Rolling Stone and Creem in the Seventies, passing through the Newstatesman and The Observer, a cutting-edge and prolific critique has ... «The Quietus, Jul 14»
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"Technological Utopianism in the early USSR, and what does that …
Since the disastrous results of Stalinist plan economy on almost all emancipatory fields the Bolshevik revolution tried to accomplish, technological utopianism is ... «International Institute fro Research and Education, Jun 14»
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Podcast: Russia's New Utopianism
Podcast: Russia's New Utopianism ... of Crimea: After decades in the shadows, those age-old utopian and imperial instincts are back with a vengeance. «RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Jun 14»

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