Words of the Day: -opia Edition

Utopia

yo͞oˈtōpēə/

noun

  1. an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. The word was first used in the book Utopia (1516) by Sir Thomas More.

Pictured: A Cornucopia Utopia


Cornucopia

ˌkôrn(y)əˈkōpēə/

noun

  1. a symbol of plenty consisting of a goat's horn overflowing with flowers, fruit, and corn.

  • an ornamental container shaped like a goat's horn.

  • an abundant supply of good things of a specified kind. "the festival offers a cornucopia of pleasures"

Pictured: A myopia cornucopia



Myopia

mīˈōpēə/

noun

  1. a condition in which the visual images come to a focus in front of the retina of the eye resulting especially in defective vision of distant objects

  2. a lack of foresight or discernment : a narrow view of something

Pictured: An environmentally myopic dystopic


Dystopia

disˈtōpēə/

noun

  1. an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.

Pictured: A dystopian symposium


I could go on... if ya want me to...




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