dystopian etymology

English word dystopian comes from English -an, English dystopia

Detailed word origin of dystopian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-an English (eng) Appended to nouns to form an agent noun. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -an, females -(i)enne.). Of or pertaining to; an adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. (Often added to words of Latin origin, but also used with words of other origins. When a word ends in a, -n is used instead.).
dystopia English (eng) (pathology) Anatomical tissue that is not found in its usual place.. A miserable, dysfunctional state or society that has a very poor standard of living.. A vision of a future that is a corrupted (usually beyond recognition) utopian society.
dystopian English (eng) Dire; characterized by human suffering or misery. Of or pertaining to a dystopia.

Words with the same origin as dystopian

Descendants of -an
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Descendants of dystopia