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dystopian

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EtymologyEdit

From dystopia +‎ -an.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪs.ˈto(ʊ).pi.ʌn/

AdjectiveEdit

dystopian (comparative more dystopian, superlative most dystopian)

  1. of or pertaining to a dystopia
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[1]
      If Suzanne Collins’ novel The Hunger Games turns up on middle-school curricula 50 years from now—and as accessible dystopian science fiction with allusions to early-21st-century strife, that isn’t out of the question—the lazy students of the future can be assured that they can watch the movie version and still get better than a passing grade.
  2. dire; characterized by human suffering or misery

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NounEdit

dystopian

  1. Genitive singular form of dystopia.