Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a dystopia.
  • adj. Dire; grim: "AIDS is one of the dystopian harbingers of the global village” ( Susan Sontag).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or pertaining to a dystopia
  • adj. dire; characterized by human suffering or misery

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. as bad as can be; characterized by human misery
  • adj. of or pertaining to or resembling a dystopia

Etymologies

From dystopia +‎ -an. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.