Definition of Quixotic in English :

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Quixotic meaning in English

Meaning of Quixotic in English

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Quixotic pronunciation in English

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1. quixotic, romantic, wild-eyed

not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic

Example Sentences:
'as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood'
'a romantic disregard for money'
'a wild-eyed dream of a world state'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of quixotic
preoccupied with an unrealistically optimistic or chivalrous approach to life; impractically idealistic

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see synonyms of quixotic
1.  [often Q-]
of or like Don Quixote
extravagantly chivalrous or foolishly idealistic; visionary; impractical or impracticable
: also quixˈotical

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see synonyms of quixotic
1. Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic without regard to practicality.
2. Capricious; impulsive: "At worst his scruples must have been quixotic, not malicious" (Louis Auchincloss).

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