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utilitarian of, concerning, or aiming at usefulness. [4 definitions]
utilitarianism the nineteenth-century ethical doctrine that usefulness is the greatest good and that human action should tend to produce the greatest good or happiness for the greatest number of people.
utility the quality or condition of being useful; usefulness. [5 definitions]
utility room a room used for storing various appliances and equipment, as for the upkeep of a home or business establishment.
utilization the putting into use of something.
utilize to put to a particular use; use.
utmost of the highest or greatest degree, amount, intensity, or the like; greatest. [3 definitions]
Uto-Aztecan a family of North and Central American languages, including Hopi, Nahuatl, Shoshone, and Ute. [2 definitions]
utopia (often cap.) an imagined or proposed place or society that is ideal, esp. in its laws, ethics, and treatment of humanity.
utopian of or pertaining to a desirable but impractical perfection in political and social life, or characterizing one who imagines or proposes such a perfection. [3 definitions]
utopianism a utopian's ideas of social and political perfection.
utricle the larger of two saclike cavities in the inner ear, useful in the maintenance of bodily equilibrium. [2 definitions]
utter1 to give forth (a sound or words) vocally.
utter2 total or complete in degree or extent; absolute; unqualified.
utterance something spoken, cried out, or otherwise vocally expressed. [3 definitions]
utterly to a complete or total extent or degree; absolutely.
uttermost utmost.
U-turn a smooth, continuous turn by a vehicle involving a change in direction of 180 degrees.
UV abbreviation of "ultraviolet."
uvula the small projection of soft flesh that hangs from the soft palate above the back of the tongue.
uvular of or relating to the uvula. [3 definitions]