What is the opposite of Utopia?

By Anna, Toronto, Canada, (26th Dec.2006).

Utopia is the imaginary world created by Sir Thomas Moore where everything is perfect. The word is used figuratively to mean one's idea of perfection.

For example:

* Free beer and watching cricket on TV is Atoll’s idea of Utopia.

• Looking after the poor people is Vinita's idea of Utopia.

The opposite of Utopia is dystopia.

Atoll’s idea of Utopia is Manitoba’s idea of dystopia.

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