Quixotic definition

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Possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality; exceedingly idealistic.
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Like Don Quixote; romantic to extravagance; absurdly chivalric; apt to be deluded.
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Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic without regard to practicality.
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Extravagantly chivalrous or foolishly idealistic; visionary; impractical or impracticable.
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The definition of quixotic is romantic behavior or following beliefs even though they are foolish or unreachable goals.

An example of quixotic is a young man in love behaving foolishly or wildly.

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Of or like Don Quixote.
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Capricious; impulsive.
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Origin of quixotic

  • From English Quixote a visionary after Don Quixote , hero of a romance by Miguel de Cervantes

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • The surname of Don Quixote, the titular character in the novel by Miguel Cervantes, + -ic

    From Wiktionary