/dɪsˈtəʊpɪə/
noun: an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. The opposite of Utopia.
Origin: late 18th century, from ancient greek δυσ- (bad, ill) and τόπος (place, landscape).
Dystopian societies are often imagined as police states, with unlimited power over the citizens.

London schoolchildren in the midst of an air raid drill ordered by the London Board of Education as a precaution in case an air raid comes too fast to give the youngsters a chance to leave the building for special shelters, 1940 (AP Photo)



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