Definition of utopianism in US English:

utopianism

noun

  • The belief in or pursuit of a state in which everything is perfect, typically regarded as unrealistic or idealistic.

    ‘the political settlement was brought about by misguided utopianism’
    • ‘It is in Jesus' teaching, he suggests, that utopianism reaches its summit.’
    • ‘During her residency, she began a series of paintings that merge these distinct terrains: the melding of ancient histories with architectural utopianism.’
    • ‘A utopianism that has shrunk to the dimensions of survivalism is perhaps part of the problem rather than its solution.’
    • ‘His utopianism was reflected in his wife Mary's novel, Frankenstein—albeit in a dark mirror.’
    • ‘Ultimately, the cooperative factories foundered on the narrowness, not the utopianism, of their vision.’

Pronunciation

utopianism

/yo͞oˈtōpēəniz(ə)m//juˈtoʊpiənɪz(ə)m/