dystopia(redirected from antiutopia)
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dystopiathe reverse of UTOPIA, a possible or imaginary social place which is the worst of possible worlds.
Eagerness (See ZEAL.)Brave New World
Aldous Huxley’s grim picture of the future, where scientific and social developments have turned life into a tragic travesty. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 79]
inhabitants worship superficiality, unreason, inconsistency, and evasion: a lampoon of 19th-century society. [Br. Lit.: Erewhon in Haydn & Fuller, 239]