An example of a dystopia is the world imagined in The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.
The patient suffers from adrenal dystopia.
Origin of dystopia
- dys– (u)topia
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Coined from Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus, “bad”) + τόπος (topos, “place, region”) on model of dys- + utopia (retaining stem, removing u- prefix).