quixotic
[ kwik-sot-ik ]
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Part of Speechadjective
Origin + Etymology
from Don Quixote + -ic
Synonyms
  • fanciful
  • fantastic
  • idealistic
  • romantic
  • extravagant
  • starry-eyed
Antonyms
  • unromantic
Definition
extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable
Example
His approach to dating her was quixotic in every way.
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